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SantOnofrio, Calabria

SantOnofrio is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 45 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 4 kilometres northeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3.202 an ...

Santa Severina

It is the birthplace of Saint Pope Zachary and also of Henry Aristippus, who was a religious scholar and writer at the court of the Norman Kingdom of Sicily.

Saracena

Saracena is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The town is bordered by Altomonte, Castrovillari, Firmo, Lungro, Morano Calabro, Mormanno, Orsomarso and San Basile and is home to the Church of Sa ...

Scalea

Scalea is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The town takes its name from its terraced lay-out on the hillside, at the bottom of the Capo Scalea promontory. The old town is placed on the heights ...

Scilla, Calabria

Scilla is a town and comune in Calabria, Italy, administratively part of the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria. It is the traditional site of the sea monster Scylla of Greek mythology. The town, 22 kilometres 14 mi from the city of Reggio, lie ...

Seminara

Seminara 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. Seminara borders the following municipalities: Bagnar ...

Serra San Bruno

Serra San Bruno is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 40 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6.9 ...

Serrastretta

Serrastretta is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The town is bordered by Amato, Decollatura, Feroleto Antico, Lamezia Terme, Miglierina, Pianopoli, Platania and San Pietro Apostolo.

Sibari

Sibari is an Italian frazione of the comune of Cassano allo Ionio. It lies in the province of Cosenza which is part of the region Calabria.

Sinopoli

Sinopoli is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 km southwest of Catanzaro and about 30 km northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2.303 and an area of 2 ...

Soriano Calabro

Soriano Calabro is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 45 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 15 kilometres southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2.9 ...

Soverato

Soverato is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Southern Italy. Soverato is the wealthiest town per capita in Calabria, and it has recently been experiencing a spike in tourism since 2015. Recent projects have ...

Soveria Mannelli

Soveria Mannelli is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro, in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The town is bordered by Bianchi, Carlopoli, Colosimi, Decollatura, Gimigliano, Pedivigliano.

Spadola

Spadola is a municipality in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 40 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 813 a ...

Spilinga

Spilinga is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 70 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 15 kilometres west of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1.665 and an ar ...

Stalettì

The town is bordered by Montauro and Squillace. It has a very well-rounded landscape, including beautiful beaches in the Caminia, Copanello, and Pietragrande frazioni, as well as hills and mountains. There are many farms, as well, with the predom ...

Stilo

Stilo is a town and comune in the province of Reggio Calabria, in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is 151 kilometres from Reggio. The town is inscribed into I Borghi più belli dItalia list. The economy of the commune is mainly based on a ...

Tarsia

Tarsia is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The ancient town of Caprasia is thought to be the modern Tarsia.

Taurianova

Taurianova is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the southern Italian region Calabria, located about 80 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 40 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a populatio ...

Terranova da Sibari

Terranova da Sibari is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. It is located on a hill between the river Crati and the last stretches of the Sila Mountains, at some 20 kilometres from the Ionian Sea. ...

Trenta, Calabria

Trenta is a frazione of the comune of Casali del Manco, in the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy. It lost its comune status in 2017 after a referendum, along with four other municipalities. Trenta is a town high in the Crati river Val ...

Umbriatico

Umbriatico was founded by the Oenotrians before the arrival of the Greek colonists who founded nearby Kroton. During the Second Punic War it had a defensive wall, but this did not prevent the Romans from storming it and massacring the population. ...

Vallelonga

Vallelonga is a comune in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 40 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 20 kilometres east of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2016, it had a population of 702 and an ar ...

Varapodio

Varapodio is a comune in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the southern Italian region Calabria, located about 80 kilometres southwest of Catanzaro and about 35 kilometres northeast of Reggio Calabria. Varapodio, 20 kilometres 12 mi from the coa ...

Villapiana

Founded, as part of Magna Graecia, with the name of Lautermia, it was renamed Casalnuovo in the 14th century. On 4 January 1863 the town changed its toponym into the current one.

Agerola

Agerola is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 35 km southeast of Naples. It is part of the Amalfi Coast.

Agnano

Agnano is a suburb of Napoli, Italy, situated southwest of the city in the Campi Flegrei region. It was popular among both ancient Greeks and Romans and was famed for its hot sulphurous springs. Lake Agnano formed in the Middle Ages in the volcan ...

Airola

Airola is a comune in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 35 km northeast of Naples and about 20 km southwest of Benevento in the Valle Caudina, facing the Monte Taburno. Nearby is the confluence of the Tesa an ...

Anacapri

Anacapri is a comune on the island of Capri, in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy. The Ancient Greek prefix ana- means "up" or "above", signifying that Anacapri is located at a higher elevation on the island than Capri. Administratively, it ...

SantAngelo a Nilo

SantAngelo a Nilo is a Roman Catholic church located on the Decumano Inferiore Spaccanapoli street in Naples, Italy. It stands diagonally across from San Domenico Maggiore in Naples. It is known for containing the monumental Renaissance-style tom ...

Angri

The Byzantine general Narses defeated Teias, the last king of the Goths, nearby in AD 553. In the 19th century, the city had a population of around 10.000 and its hinterland produced large quantities of grapes, tobacco, and cotton. Angri was the ...

Aquilonia, Campania

Aquilonia is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, part of the Campania region of southern Italy. It is situated in mountainous terrain in the eastern part of the province, at an elevation of 750 metres.

Arienzo

On the hill above the town are the ruins of the medieval castle dismantled by Roger II of Sicily in 1135 during his struggle against rebellious barons. The new town "Terra Murata", which means walled or fortified town was built at the foot of the ...

Arpaia

Arpaia is a town, comune and former episcopal see in the Province of Benevento in the southern Italian region Campania, located about 35 km northeast of Naples and about 25 km southwest of Benevento. Arpaia borders the following municipalities: A ...

Atena Lucana

Atena Lucana is one of the most ancient settlements in the Vallo di Diano, as testified by the presence of prehistoric Megalithic walls. Later it was a Greek trading center, a fortress of the Lucani and a municipium of the Romans. In imperial tim ...

Atripalda

Part of the urban area of Avellino, Atripalda is bordered by the municipalities of Aiello del Sabato, Avellino, Cesinali, Manocalzati, San Potito Ultra, Santo Stefano del Sole and Sorbo Serpico.

Auletta

According to a legend retold by historian Giovan Battista Pacichelli, the name of Auletta would stem from Auleto, one of Aeneas companions. Another suggested origin is olea, the Latin word for "oil", and the town is mentioned as Olibola in 1095 a ...

Bacoli

Bacoli is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 15 kilometres west of Naples.

Barano dIschia

Barano dIschia is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located in the south-west area of Ischia island, about 30 km southwest of Naples. It is after Forio the largest comune in size of the island, although n ...

Barra (Naples)

Barra is an eastern quarter of Naples, southern Italy with a population of some 40.000 inhabitants Barra occupies the easternmost section of the Naples comune s territory, ranging from the sea to the Vesuvios slopes, bounding with Poggioreale. Th ...

Bellizzi

Bellizzi borders with the municipalities of Battipaglia, Montecorvino Pugliano, Montecorvino Rovella and Pontecagnano Faiano. It is 3 km far from Battipaglia, 5 from Macchia, 6 from Pontecagnano, 11 from Montecorvino Rovella and 20 from Salerno.

Bellona, Campania

Bellona is a comune in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 35 kilometres north of Naples and about 14 kilometres northwest of Caserta. Bellona borders the following municipalities: Camigliano, Capua, Pontelatone, ...

Bellosguardo

Bellosguardo is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. The word "Bellosguardo" is made up of 2 parts: the first is "Bello" that means "beautiful, pretty"; the second "Sguardo" whose meaning is ...

Bisaccia

Bisaccia is an Italian town and comune, population 4.382, situated in the province of Avellino. It borders the communes of Andretta, Aquilonia, Calitri, Guardia Lombardi, Lacedonia, Scampitella and Vallata. Bisaccia has its own Bisaccese dialect.

Boscoreale

Boscoreale is an Italian comune and town in the Metropolitan City of Naples, Campania, with a population of 27.457 in 2011. Located in the Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio, under the slopes of Mount Vesuvius, it is known for the fruit and vineyards of ...

Boscotrecase

Boscotrecase is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 km southeast of Naples. Boscotrecase, which many considered a resort, sat on the southern slopes of Mt. Vesuvius and was home to many vil ...

Brusciano

Brusciano is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Naples, in Italy, on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Situated inland north-east of Naples, 10 miles from center city, the ancient village of rural vocation has developed along the way National ...

Bucciano

Bucciano is a comune in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region of Campania, located about 40 km northeast of Naples and about 20 km southwest of Benevento on the southern slopes of the Monte Taburno.

Buccino

The municipality borders with Auletta, Colliano, Palomonte, Romagnano al Monte, Salvitelle, San Gregorio Magno and Sicignano degli Alburni. It counts the hamlets frazioni of Buccino Scalo, Pianelle, San Giovanni, Teglia, Temponi and Tufariello.

Caiazzo

Caiazzo is a city and comune in the province of Caserta in Italy. It is located on the right bank of the Volturnus, some 20 kilometres northeast of Capua.