Fagnano Castello

Fagnano Castello is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Fagnano Castello is located in the mountains of Calabria, about an hour north of Cosenza.

Fagnano Castello
Comune di Fagnano Castello
Location of Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello is located in Italy
Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello
Location of Fagnano Castello in Italy
Fagnano Castello is located in Calabria
Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello
Fagnano Castello (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°03′E / 39.567°N 16.050°E / 39.567; 16.050Coordinates: 39°34′N 16°03′E / 39.567°N 16.050°E / 39.567; 16.050
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Government
 • MayorGiulio Tarsitano
Area
 • Total29.67 km2 (11.46 sq mi)
Elevation
516 m (1,693 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2019)[3]
 • Total3,695
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fagnanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87013
Dialing code0984
ISTAT code078051
Patron saintSt. Sebastian
Saint dayJanuary 20
WebsiteOfficial website

The town's big annual festival is the Sagra Della Castagna (Festival of Chestnuts), celebrating the annual chestnut harvest around the last week of October with live music, free roasted chestnuts in the village square, and homemade desserts made out of chestnuts.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.