Montalto Uffugo

Montalto Uffugo (Calabrian: Muntàvutu) 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 childhood home of composer Ruggero Leoncavallo. His famous opera Pagliacci takes place in Montalto.

Montalto Uffugo
Comune di Montalto Uffugo
Location of Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo is located in Italy
Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo
Location of Montalto Uffugo in Italy
Montalto Uffugo is located in Calabria
Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo
Montalto Uffugo (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°24′N 16°9′E / 39.400°N 16.150°ECoordinates: 39°24′N 16°9′E / 39.400°N 16.150°E
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
FrazioniCaldopiano, Santa Maria la Castagna, Parantoro, Commicelle, Vaccarizzo, San Nicola, Taverna, Settimo, Montalto Scalo, Pianette, Lucchetta, Collina Salerni, Sant'Antonello
Government
 • MayorPietro Caracciolo
Area
 • Total78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 • Total17,258
 • Density220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montaltesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87046
Dialing code0984
Patron saintMadonna della Serra
Saint day12 February
WebsiteOfficial website

Sports

S.S. Comprensorio Montalto Uffugo

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

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

Notes and references

  1. ^ http://www.crcalabria.it/CRC%2011-12-CU162.pdf
  2. ^ "Bakers Journal December 2014 Page 7". Retrieved 2017-03-01.

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