Placanica

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Placanica
Comune
Comune di Placanica
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Coat of arms of Placanica
Coat of arms
Placanica is located in Italy
Placanica
Placanica
Location of Placanica in Italy
Coordinates: 38°25′N 16°27′E / 38.417°N 16.450°E / 38.417; 16.450
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Reggio Calabria (RC)
Government
 • Mayor Rocco Mario Clemeno
Area
 • Total 29.3 km2 (11.3 sq mi)
Population (December 2007)[1]
 • Total 1,308
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Placanichesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89040
Dialing code 0964

Placanica (Greek: Lakonikà) is a comune (commune or municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Catanzaro and about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria. Placanica borders the following communes: Caulonia, Pazzano, Stignano.

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