San Giorgio Albanese

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San Giorgio Albanese
Comune
Comune di San Giorgio Albanese
San Giorgio Albanese is located in Italy
San Giorgio Albanese
San Giorgio Albanese
Location of San Giorgio Albanese in Italy
Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°27′E / 39.567°N 16.450°E / 39.567; 16.450Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°27′E / 39.567°N 16.450°E / 39.567; 16.450
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Colucci, Palombara, Pantanello
Area
 • Total 22 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Population
 • Total 1,690
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Mbusazioti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87060
Dialing code 0983
Patron saint San Giorgio Megalomartire
Saint day 23 April
Website Official website

San Giorgio Albanese (Arbëresh language: Mbuzat) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.[1]

Language[edit]

Vaccarizzo Albanian, the Arbëresh dialect of the Albanian language that is spoken spoken in the villages of Vaccarizzo Albanese and San Giorgio Albanese in southern Italy by approximately 3,000 people Vaccarizzo Albanian has retained many archaic features of the Toskdialect, on which the Standard Albanian is based.

Notable people[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Gvozdanović, Jadranka (1992). Indo-European numerals. Walter de Gruyter. p. 879. ISBN 978-3-11-011322-8. Retrieved 17 December 2010.