Montagano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 9 kilometres (6 mi) north of Campobasso. Montagano rises on one side of the Biferno river, where once stood an ancient Samnite town where inhabitants in the 4th century B.C. sided with Hannibal against Rome.

Montagano
Comune di Montagano
Abbey of Santa Maria di Faifoli.
Abbey of Santa Maria di Faifoli.
Location of Montagano
Montagano is located in Italy
Montagano
Montagano
Location of Montagano in Italy
Montagano is located in Molise
Montagano
Montagano
Montagano (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°39′N 14°40′E / 41.650°N 14.667°E / 41.650; 14.667Coordinates: 41°39′N 14°40′E / 41.650°N 14.667°E / 41.650; 14.667
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceCampobasso (CB)
Government
 • MayorGiuseppantonio Mariano
Area
 • Total26.5 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation
803 m (2,635 ft)
Population
 (31 May 2016)[2]
 • Total1,082
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montaganesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86023
Dialing code0874
Patron saintSant' Alessandro
WebsiteOfficial website

Montagano is a beautiful and quaint, white stone village surrounded by farmland that borders the following municipalities: Limosano, Matrice, Petrella Tifernina, Ripalimosani.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Data from ISTAT

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