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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 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°E / 39.400; 16.150Coordinates: 39°24′N 16°9′E / 39.400°N 16.150°E / 39.400; 16.150
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
FrazioniCaldopiano, Collina Salerni, Commicelle, Lucchetta, Montalto Uffugo Scalo, Parantoro, Pianette, San Nicola, Santa Maria la Castagna, Sant'Antonello, Settimo, Taverna, Vaccarizzo
Government
 • MayorPietro Caracciolo
Area
 • Total76.67 km2 (29.60 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017)[2]
 • Total20,220
 • Density260/km2 (680/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

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  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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