Marcellinara

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Marcellinara
Comune
Comune di Marcellinara
Marcellinara is located in Italy
Marcellinara
Marcellinara
Location of Marcellinara in Italy
Coordinates: 38°56′N 16°30′E / 38.933°N 16.500°E / 38.933; 16.500Coordinates: 38°56′N 16°30′E / 38.933°N 16.500°E / 38.933; 16.500
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Catanzaro (CZ)
Area
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 337 m (1,106 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,199
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym Marcellinaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88044
Dialing code 0961
Patron saint San Francesco da Paola
Saint day 2 April
Website Official website

Marcellinara is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Marcellinara is located in the middle of the slimmest area of Italy with only 50 km from east to west (sometimes referred to as "La Terra di Due Mari", the land of two seas because it is the narrowest point between the Ionic and Tyhrennean seas) located close to both the regional capital of Catanzaro and the major airport of Lamezia Terme.

Transport[edit]

A railway bridge between here and Feroleto was washed away by flood waters in 2011. [1]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Today's Railway Europe 213, pg 55