Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte

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Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte
Comune
Comune di Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte
Sant'Eufemia within the Province of Reggio Calabria
Sant'Eufemia within the Province of Reggio Calabria
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte is located in Italy
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte
Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte
Location of Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte in Italy
Coordinates: 38°16′N 15°52′E / 38.267°N 15.867°E / 38.267; 15.867Coordinates: 38°16′N 15°52′E / 38.267°N 15.867°E / 38.267; 15.867
Country Italy
Region  Calabria
Province Reggio Calabria (RC)
Area
 • Total 32.9 km2 (12.7 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,061
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89027
Dialing code 0966

Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 km southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 km northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,061 and an area of 32.9 km².[1]

Overview[edit]

Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte borders the following municipalities: Bagnara Calabra, Melicuccà, San Procopio, Scilla, Sinopoli.

Robert Guiscard established a monastery here in the eleventh century. Its first abbot was Robert de Grantmesnil, the exiled abbot of Saint-Evroul-sur-Ouche, who brought with him eleven monks and began a musical tradition at Sant'Eufemia to rival the fame of that of Saint-Evroul.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links[edit]

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