Martirano

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Martirano
Comune di Martirano
Location of Martirano
Martirano is located in Italy
Martirano
Martirano
Location of Martirano in Italy
Martirano is located in Calabria
Martirano
Martirano
Martirano (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°5′N 16°15′E / 39.083°N 16.250°E / 39.083; 16.250Coordinates: 39°5′N 16°15′E / 39.083°N 16.250°E / 39.083; 16.250
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCatanzaro (CZ)
FrazioniSan Fili, Muraglie, Persico
Area
 • Total14.9 km2 (5.8 sq mi)
Elevation
381 m (1,250 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total880
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Martiranesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
88040
Dialing code0968
Patron saintSan Sebastiano
Saint day20 January

Martirano is a village and comune of the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Italy.

History[edit]

Local historians believe that Martirano was built on the ruins of Mamertum, a city of the Roman Empire.[3]

Henry of Germany, eldest son of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, died in Martirano in 1242.

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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.
  3. ^ "Martirano". Archived from the original on 7 February 2008. Retrieved 6 March 2008.