San Giovanni in Fiore

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San Giovanni in Fiore
Comune
Comune di San Giovanni in Fiore
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Coat of arms of San Giovanni in Fiore
Coat of arms
San Giovanni in Fiore is located in Italy
San Giovanni in Fiore
San Giovanni in Fiore
Location of San Giovanni in Fiore in Italy
Coordinates: 39°16′N 16°42′E / 39.267°N 16.700°E / 39.267; 16.700
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Fantino, Lorica, Rovale, Serrisi, Acquafredda, Cagno, Ceraso, Germano, Palla Palla, Torre Garga
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Barile
Area
 • Total 279 km2 (108 sq mi)
Elevation 1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population (November 2008[1])
 • Total 18,184
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym Sangiovannesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87055
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day 24 June
Website Official website

San Giovanni in Fiore (Italian pronunciation: [sanʲʤoˈvaːnni iɱ ˈfjoːre]) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

The town originates from the Florense Abbey, built here by the Calabrian monk Joachim of Fiore in 1188.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Data from ISTAT