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Comune di Montese
Montese is locatit in Italy
Location o Montese in Italy
Coordinates: 44°16′10″N 10°56′45″E / 44.26944°N 10.94583°E / 44.26944; 10.94583
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Frazioni Bertocchi, Castelluccio di Moscheda, Iola, Maserno, Montalto, Montespecchio, Salto, San Giacomo Maggiore, San Martino, Semelano
 • Mayor Luciano Mazza
 • Total 80.80 km2 (31.20 sq mi)
Elevation 842 m (2,762 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Tot 3,380
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montesini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41055
Dialin code 059
ISTAT code 036026
Patron saunt St. Lawrence
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Montese is a toun in the province o Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Durin Warld War II, the toun wis leeberatit bi Brazilian forces on 17 Apryle 1945, efter three days o battle against German forces.

Thare is a neebourheid in the Brazilian ceety o Fortaleza, CE, namit efter the Italian ceety. This wis tae pay homage tae the Brazilian sodgers who haed dee'd in the battle tae take Montese frae the Germans durin Warld War II.

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  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)