Mongiana

Mongiana (Calabrian: Mungiana) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Vibo Valentia.

Mongiana
Comune di Mongiana
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Coat of arms of Mongiana
Location of Mongiana
Mongiana is located in Italy
Mongiana
Mongiana
Location of Mongiana in Italy
Mongiana is located in Calabria
Mongiana
Mongiana
Mongiana (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°31′N 16°19′E / 38.517°N 16.317°E / 38.517; 16.317
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceVibo Valentia (VV)
FrazioniSanta Maria
Government
 • MayorFrancesco Angilletta
Area
 • Total18.41 km2 (7.11 sq mi)
Elevation
921 m (3,022 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2018[2])[3]
 • Total726
 • Density39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89823
Dialing code0963
WebsiteOfficial website

Mongiana was the seat of the main ironworks and foundries of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies. The Monte Pecoraro, a peak in the Serre Calabresi, is located in its territory.

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ReferencesEdit

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