San Marco Argentano

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San Marco Argentano
Comune di San Marco Argentano
Location of San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano is located in Italy
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano
Location of San Marco Argentano in Italy
San Marco Argentano is located in Calabria
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Population
 • Total7,646
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanmarchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87018
Dialing code0984
Patron saintSt. Mark the Evangelist
Saint dayApril 25
WebsiteOfficial website

San Marco Argentano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Main sights include the Norman tower, several churches and the ruins of an abbey, Santa Maria della Matina.

San Marco Argentano was the birthplace of Bohemond I of Antioch (1050s births), eldest son of Robert Guiscard and christened "Mark" at his baptism.

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