Francavilla Marittima

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Francavilla Marittima
Comune di Francavilla Marittima
Location of Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima is located in Italy
Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima
Location of Francavilla Marittima in Italy
Francavilla Marittima is located in Calabria
Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima
Francavilla Marittima (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°49′1″N 16°23′44″E / 39.81694°N 16.39556°E / 39.81694; 16.39556Coordinates: 39°49′1″N 16°23′44″E / 39.81694°N 16.39556°E / 39.81694; 16.39556
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total33.02 km2 (12.75 sq mi)
Elevation
273 m (896 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,870
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Francavillesi/francavillari
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87072
Dialing code0981
Patron saintSan Gaetano
Saint day7 August

Francavilla Marittima is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is known for the Timpone della Motta, a hill which was the site of an Oenotrian and ancient Greek settlement and sanctuary.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.