San Marco Argentano

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San Marco Argentano
Comune
Comune di San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano is located in Italy
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano
Location of San Marco Argentano in Italy
Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 7,646
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym Sanmarchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87018
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint St. Mark the Evangelist
Saint day April 25
Website Official website

San Marco Argentano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Main sights include the Norman tower, several churches and the ruins of an abbey, Santa Maria della Matina.

San Marco Argentano was the birthplace of Bohemond I of Antioch (1050s births), eldest son of Robert Guiscard and christened "Mark" at his baptism.

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