Montese

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Montese
Comune di Montese
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Montese is locatit in Italy
Montese
Montese
Location o Montese in Italy
Coordinates: 44°16′10″N 10°56′45″E / 44.26944°N 10.94583°E / 44.26944; 10.94583
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceModena (MO)
FrazioniBertocchi, Castelluccio di Moscheda, Iola, Maserno, Montalto, Montespecchio, Salto, San Giacomo Maggiore, San Martino, Semelano
Govrenment
 • MayorLuciano Mazza
Area
 • Total80.80 km2 (31.20 sq mi)
Elevation
842 m (2,762 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Tot3,380
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montesini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
41055
Dialin code059
ISTAT code036026
Patron sauntSt. Lawrence
WabsteidOffeecial 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.

Sources[eedit | eedit soorce]

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