Strongoli

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Strongoli
Comune
Comune di Strongoli
Strongoli is located in Italy
Strongoli
Strongoli
Location of Strongoli in Italy
Coordinates: 39°16′N 17°03′E / 39.267°N 17.050°E / 39.267; 17.050Coordinates: 39°16′N 17°03′E / 39.267°N 17.050°E / 39.267; 17.050
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Crotone (KR)
Frazioni Trepido
Area
 • Total 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (December 31, 2004)
 • Total 5,525
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Cotronellari
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88836
Dialing code 0962

Strongoli is a comune and town with a population of over 6000 people in the province of Crotone, in Calabria, Italy.

History[edit]

In antiquity, Strongoli was the site of Petelia,[1] said to have been founded by Philoctetes. It is the birthplace of Italian baroque composer Leonardo Vinci.

Economy[edit]

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

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