Montalto Uffugo

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Montalto Uffugo
Comune
Comune di Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo is located in Italy
Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo
Location of Montalto Uffugo in Italy
Coordinates: 39°24′N 16°9′E / 39.400°N 16.150°E / 39.400; 16.150Coordinates: 39°24′N 16°9′E / 39.400°N 16.150°E / 39.400; 16.150
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Caldopiano, Santa Maria la Castagna, Parantoro, Commicelle, Vaccarizzo, San Nicola, Taverna, Settimo, Montalto Scalo, Pianette, Lucchetta, Collina Salerni, Sant'Antonello
Government
 • Mayor Pietro Caracciolo
Area
 • Total 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 • Total 17,258
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montaltesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87046
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint Madonna della Serra
Saint day 12 February
Website Official website

Montalto Uffugo is a city and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The original name of the town was Montalto. Uffugo was added to the town's name after the unification period in the 1860s. It was the boyhood home of composer Ruggero Leoncavallo. His famous opera Pagliacci takes place in Montalto.

Sports[edit]

S.S. Comprensorio Montalto Uffugo[edit]

S.S. Comprensorio Montalto Uffugo is an Italian association football club, based in this city.

In the season 2011-12 the team was promoted for the first time, from Eccellenza Calabria to Serie D.[1]

Its colors are white and blue.

Notable People[edit]

  • Romano Napolitano (historian and author)

The grandfather of the Pulitzer Prize winning author Phillip Caputo was born in the Parantoro frazione of Montalto Uffugo.

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