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Montelepre

Montelepre

Muncilebbri  (Sicilian)
Comune di Montelepre
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Location of Montelepre
Montelepre is located in Italy
Montelepre
Montelepre
Location of Montelepre in Italy
Montelepre is located in Sicily
Montelepre
Montelepre
Montelepre (Sicily)
Coordinates: 38°06′N 13°10′E / 38.100°N 13.167°E / 38.100; 13.167
CountryItaly
RegionSicily
Metropolitan cityPalermo (PA)
Government
 • MayorMaria Rita Crisci
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
342 m (1,122 ft)
Population
 (December 31, 2004)[2]
 • Total6,202
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monteleprini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
90040
Dialing code091
Patron saintSS. Crucifix
Saint dayJune 13

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.[3] Montelepre was also the native town of Lino Saputo, founder of the multi billion Canadian firm Saputo, Inc..

Main sights

  • The Church of Maria Santissima del Rosario

References

  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.
  3. ^ "Sonny Bono Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Archived from the original on February 17, 2010. Retrieved October 8, 2009.