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] Strategically located between the sea and the mountains, is an excellent holiday destination to enjoy all the beauties of Calabria. The feast of the patron St. George Martyr, which is celebrated on April 23 and the second Sunday of May, home to thousands of pilgrims devoted to St. George Martyr. The annual "Festival of Music" called the attention of thousands of young people, where in a wonderful place like the one that houses the Church of San Giorgio, the music combines the historic charm that this city offers

Language[edit]

- Italiano (mother tongue) - Arbëresh

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.