San Marco Argentano

San Marco Argentano is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

San Marco Argentano
Comune di San Marco Argentano
View of the town from the Roman tower.
View of the town from the Roman tower.
Location of San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano is located in Italy
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano
Location of San Marco Argentano in Italy
San Marco Argentano is located in Calabria
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano
San Marco Argentano (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117Coordinates: 39°33′N 16°07′E / 39.550°N 16.117°E / 39.550; 16.117
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Government
 • MayorVirginia Mariotti
Area
 • Total80.5 km2 (31.1 sq mi)
Elevation
426 m (1,398 ft)
Population
 (31 July 2018)[2]
 • Total7,419
 • Density92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanmarchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87018
Dialing code0984
Patron saintSt. Mark the Evangelist
Saint dayApril 25
WebsiteOfficial website

Main sights include the Norman tower, several churches and the ruins of an abbey, Santa Maria della Matina.

San Marco Argentano was the birthplace of Bohemond I of Antioch (1050s births), eldest son of Robert Guiscard and christened "Mark" at his baptism.

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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.