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Montelepre (Italian pronunciation: [monteˈleːpre]; Sicilian: Muncilebbri) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is known for having been the native city of Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, of architect Rosario Candela, as well as the ancestral homeland of the American singer, actor, and congressman Sonny Bono, whose father Santo Bono was born in the town. Montelepre was also the native town of Lino Saputo, founder of the multi billion Canadian firm Saputo, Inc..
|Comune di Montelepre|
|Metropolitan city||Palermo (PA)|
|• Mayor||Maria Rita Crisci|
|• Total||9 km2 (3 sq mi)|
|Elevation||342 m (1,122 ft)|
(December 31, 2004)
|• Density||690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||SS. Crucifix|
|Saint day||June 13|
- The Church of Maria Santissima del Rosario
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