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Carlopoli

Carlopoli is a comune and town is the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It includes the village of Castagna.

Casabona

According to a memoir left by the archpriests and curates who administered Casabonas church from 1908 to 1913, it was believed Frederick II, Duke of Swabia had founded Zinga, then called Cinga, the parish being established in 1343. However, there ...

Casali del Manco

Casali del Manco is a town and comune of the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy, located east of Cosenza. It was formed in May 2017 from the union of five previous municipalities, Casole Bruzio, Pedace, Serra Pedace, Spe ...

Casignana

Casignana is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 100 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 35 kilometres east of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 801 and a ...

Casole Bruzio

Casole Bruzio is a town in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It was a comune until 2017, when after a referendum it became a frazione of the newly formed Casali del Manco along with four other municipalities.

Cassano allIonio

Cassano allIonio, also named Cassano allo Ionio, is a town and comune in province of Cosenza of Calabria, southern Italy, known in Roman times as Cassanum. It lies in a fertile region in the concave recess of a steep mountain, 60 km northeast of ...

Castagna, Catanzaro

Castagna is a small village in Carlopoli of the province of Catanzaro, Region of Calabria, Italy. In the English language, Castagna is "Chestnut". Many Castagnese emigrated in the late 19th and early 20th Century. Most inhabitants ended up in Uti ...

Castelsilano

Castelsilano was founded in 1685 when Scipione Rota, Prince of Acherontia, decided on the construction of a fortified structure to rest during his long hunting expeditions and as a place to stay during the summer months. The surrounding area arou ...

Castiglione Cosentino

Located in the north of the suburban area of Cosenza, Castiglione borders with the municipalities of Rende, Rose and San Pietro in Guarano. It counts the hamlets frazioni of Filari, Orbo, Pristini, Quolata, San Biagio, Santa Lucia, Valle La Fonta ...

Castrovillari

Castrovillari lies in the north of Calabria, close to the border with Basilicata and within the Pollino National Park. The town is surrounded by mountains including Pollino 2.248 m and Dolcedorme 2.273 m, also part of the Pollino National Park. T ...

Cecita Lake

Lake Cecita is a man made reservoir created by constructing a hydroelectric dam on the Mucone River in the province of Cosenza, along La Sila mountain range near the Calabrian town of Camigliatello Silano. Its banks pass through towns Spezzano de ...

Cenadi

The towns name is derived from cena, the Italian word for "dinner". A legend claims that St. John the Evangelist was passing through the town on his way to Rome, and stopped for dinner.

Cerchiara di Calabria

Cerchiara di Calabria is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza, part of the Calabria region of southern Italy. Located in the Pollino National Park, Cercharia occupies the ancient site of Arponium in Magna Graecia, later known as Circlariu ...

Cerisano

According to some hypotheses, the town was founded by the Oenotrians, around the fifteenth century BC. In this account, Cerisano would have been known to the Greeks as the Citerium, Citerion. The first surviving written records mentioning Cerisan ...

Cessaniti

Cessaniti is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 60 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 4 kilometres west of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.595 and an ar ...

Cetraro

The Ndrangheta, an Italian mafia syndicate, has been accused by pentito Francesco Fonti, a former member of Ndrangheta, of sinking at least 30 ships loaded with toxic waste, much of it radioactive. In 2005, Fonti revealed the conspiracy in the ne ...

Chiaravalle Centrale

Chiaravalle Centrale is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Based on the first historical legends of Chiaravalle Centrale date back to the domination of the Normans and the subsequent occupatio ...

Ciminà

Ciminà is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 80 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 45 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 652 and ...

Cinquefrondi

Cinquefrondi is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 70 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 50 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. Cinquefrondi borders the following munic ...

Ciro, Calabria

There were Bronze Age settlements in the area and fossils have been found and are preserved for eventual exhibition in a museum to be established. The ancient Greeks had a settlement on the sea coast - rudiments of a shrine to Apollo have been fo ...

Ciro Marina

Ciro Marina relies on the production of oil, wine, cereals, citruses and intense breeding of cattle. Ciro Marinas natural resources are the beaches and its historical sites which have yet to be exploited and adds benefits to the towns economy.

Cleto

Cleto is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is located on the hills facing the Aeolian Islands, and the river Savuto. The city is situated at an altitude of 200 meters above sea level at the ...

Colosimi

Colosimi is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Gangster James Colosimo was born here in 1878.

Condofuri

Condofuri is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 120 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 38 kilometres southeast of Reggio Calabria. Condofuri borders the following municipalities: Bov ...

Conflenti

Conflenti is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of souther Italy. It is located at the foot of the Reventino mountain.

Coreca Reefs

The Coreca Reefs form a group of rocks of Italy located in the Tyrrhenian Sea, in Calabria in the Frazione of Coreca. They are a group of ten rocks: Capoto the largest of them, Formica, Ginario, Longarino, Piccirillo, Tirole also known as Pirole ...

Corigliano Calabro

Corigliano Calabro is a town and a frazione of Corigliano-Rossano located in the province of Cosenza, c. 40 km northeast of the city of Cosenza, in Calabria, southern Italy.

Cosoleto

Cosoleto is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 30 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1.006 ...

Cotronei

Cotronei is a comune and town in the province of Crotone, in Calabria, southern Italy. It is the home town of Giovanni Tallarico, grandfather of Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler. The economy of Cotronei relies on the production of oil, wine, cereals ...

Cropani

Cropani is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Italy. The comune is located 10 km from the sea and 13 km from the Sila. Two fractions are part of the municipal territory: Cropani Marina and Cuturella.According ...

Cutro

Cutro is a town and comune in the province of Crotone, Calabria region, Italy. Its called "City of chess". It is the place of birth of Vincenzo Iaquinta, World Cup-winning footballer who played for Serie A club Juventus.

Decollatura

Decollatura is a comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It was the birthplace of the Italian poet Michele Pane.

Dinami

Dinami is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 32 kilometres southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.258 and an ...

Drapia

Drapia is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 60 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 14 kilometres west of Vibo Valentia. As of December 31, 2016, it had a population of 2.082 and an are ...

Fabrizia

Fabrizia is a small mountain town in Calabria, Italy, part of the Province of Vibo Valentia. The territory is in the mountain range of the Serre Calabresi starting at the Limina pass and ends at the isthmus of Catanzaro, the narrowest point of It ...

Falerna

Falerna is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro, in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It lies on the A3 motorway. There are two sections of the city. Falerna, the oldest section, lies atop a set of cliffs. Falerna Marina is situate ...

Feroleto della Chiesa

Feroleto della Chiesa is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 70 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 50 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a populat ...

Ferruzzano

Ferruzzano is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region of Calabria, located about 110 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 40 kilometres east of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 863 a ...

Filadelfia, Calabria

Filadelfia is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 30 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 20 kilometres northeast of Vibo Valentia. The city was built in 1783 by the people of Castelmonar ...

Fiumefreddo Bruzio

Fiumefreddo Bruzio is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. In 2005, Fiumefreddo Bruzio was awarded as one of the Borghi più belli ditalia.

Francavilla Angitola

Francavilla Angitola is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 30 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 20 kilometres northeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population o ...

Girifalco

The first settlements in the area date back to prehistoric times, as evidenced by the archaeological finds discovered in the area and datable to the Neolithic age. It was founded by the inhabitants of Caria and Toco, who, in order to escape the d ...

Grotteria

Grotteria is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 70 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 60 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. The local economy, once based on agriculture and she ...

Gulf of Saint Euphemia

The Gulf of Saint Euphemia is a gulf on the west coast of Calabria, southern Italy. It is part of the Tyrrhenian Sea and borders the province of Cosenza, the province of Catanzaro, and the province of Vibo Valentia.

Gulf of Squillace

The Gulf of Squillace is a body of water, an inlet of the Ionian Sea along the Calabrian coast of Italy. The gulf is part of the Ionian Sea and makes up part of the east coast of the region of Calabria. It takes its present-day name from the coas ...

Isca sullo Ionio

Isca is of Greek origin and, according to the legend, the original name of the town was Sanagasi. The original town was located near the sea, probably about where Isca Marina is located today. Sometime, probably during the 9th century AD, the inh ...

Isola di Capo Rizzuto

Despite the name Isola island, the town is entirely on the mainland. There are several theories about the name, which may derive from Greek mythology or may be a corruption of a Greek word. Geographically the seaside district of the town of Capo ...

Jonadi

Jonadi is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 60 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 5 kilometres southwest of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.027 and an ...

Lago, Calabria

Lago is located in the mountainous interior of the Cosenza Province, near the slopes of Monte Cocuzzo. Despite being sited in mountainous territory, the higher elevations of the city offer views of the nearby coastline, including Stromboli. It re ...

Laureana di Borrello

Laureana di Borrello is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region of Calabria, located about 60 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 60 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria.