Cirò Marina

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Cirò Marina
Comune
Comune di Cirò Marina
Cirò Marina is located in Italy
Cirò Marina
Cirò Marina
Location of Cirò Marina in Italy
Coordinates: 39°22′10″N 17°07′40″E / 39.36944°N 17.12778°E / 39.36944; 17.12778Coordinates: 39°22′10″N 17°07′40″E / 39.36944°N 17.12778°E / 39.36944; 17.12778
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Crotone (KR)
Frazioni L'Attiva, La Cappella, Santa Venere
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Siciliani
Area
 • Total 70 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 351 m (1,152 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 14,372
 • Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym Ciromarinesi or in dialect Marinoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88811
Dialing code 0962
Patron saint San Cataldo
Saint day may 10

Cirò Marina is a comune and town with a population of 14,000 people in the province of Crotone, in Calabria, Italy.

History[edit]

Ciro Marina was conquered by the Spanish in the 16th century.

Economy[edit]

Ciro Marina relies on the production of oil, wine, cereals, citruses and intense breeding of cattle.

Ciro Marina's natural resources are the beaches and its historical sites which have yet to be exploited and adds benefits to the town's economy.

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