Bovalino

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Bovalino
Comune
Comune di Bovalino
Bovalino is located in Italy
Bovalino
Bovalino
Location of Bovalino in Italy
Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Province of Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Bosco S. Ippolito, Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, Cipparello
Area
 • Total 18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 8,406
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Bovalinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89034
Dialing code 0964
Website Official website

Bovalino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 46 kilometres (29 mi) east of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 8,406 and an area of 18.0 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).[1] Antonio Lentini, a Newburgh, New York, restauranteur, left Bovalino in 1909 and went to America on the SS San Giovanni out of Naples. He was born in San Vito sullo Ionio, in Calabria, in 1893.

The municipality of Bovalino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bosco S. Ippolito (Greek: Aghios Ippolytos), Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, and Cipparello.

Bovalino borders the following municipalities: Ardore, Benestare, Casignana, San Luca.

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References[edit]

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

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