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Comune di Montelepre
Montelepre is located in Italy
Location of Montelepre in Italy
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Country Italy
Region Sicily
Province / Metropolitan city Palermo (PA)
 • Mayor Giacomo Tinervia (since June 14, 2004)
 • Total 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 6,202
 • Density 690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Monteleprini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 90040
Dialing code 091
Patron saint SS. Crucifix
Saint day June 13

Montelepre (Sicilian: Muncilebbri) is a town and comune in the province of Palermo, Sicily, Italy. It is known for having been the native city of Sicilian bandit Salvatore Giuliano, the birthplace 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.[1]

Main sights

  • The Church of Maria Santissima del Rosario


  1. "Sonny Bono Biography". Yahoo! Movies. Retrieved October 8, 2009.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>[dead link]