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Comune di Montelepre
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Montelepre is located in Italy
Location of Montelepre in Italy
Coordinates: 38°06′N 13°10′E / 38.100°N 13.167°E / 38.100; 13.167Coordinates: 38°06′N 13°10′E / 38.100°N 13.167°E / 38.100; 13.167
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
 • Mayor Giacomo Tinervia (since June 14, 2004)
 • Total 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 6,202
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Monteleprini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90040
Dialing code 091
Patron saint SS. Crucifix
Saint day June 13

Montelepre (Sicilian: Muncilebbri) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is known for having been the native city of Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, of architect Rosario Candela, as well as the ancestral homeland of the American singer, actor, and congressman Sonny Bono, whose father Santo Bono was born in the town.[1]

Main sights[edit]

  • The Church of Maria Santissima del Rosario


  1. ^ "Sonny Bono Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on February 17, 2010. Retrieved October 8, 2009.