Montepaone

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Montepaone
Comune di Montepaone
The so-called "Column of Hannibal".
The so-called "Column of Hannibal".
Coat of arms of Montepaone
Coat of arms
Location of Montepaone
Montepaone is located in Italy
Montepaone
Montepaone
Location of Montepaone in Italy
Montepaone is located in Calabria
Montepaone
Montepaone
Montepaone (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°43′25″N 16°29′45″E / 38.72361°N 16.49583°E / 38.72361; 16.49583
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCatanzaro (CZ)
FrazioniFrabotto Mannesì, Montepaone Lido, Paparo, Sant'Angelo, Timponello
Government
 • MayorMario Migliarese
Area
 • Total16.85 km2 (6.51 sq mi)
Elevation
361 m (1,184 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,390
 • Density320/km2 (830/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montepaonesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
88060
Dialing code0967
Patron saintS. Felix Martyr (Montepaone centro), S. John the Baptist (Montepaone Lido)
WebsiteOfficial website

Montepaone (Calabrian: Muntipaùna) is a town and comune of the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

Montepaone sits on the Italian Ionian sea in the Gulf of Squillace. Soverato, Gasperina, Montauro are nearby towns.

Economy[edit]

Montepaone is highly reliant on seasonal tourism both from Italian-Americans visiting family in the region and from Northern Italians. The work force in the town is around 19% of the total population.[4]

Montepaone Centro

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. ^ "City of Montepaone". April 27, 2009.
  4. ^ a b "Montepaone". 2009.

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