Taurianova

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Taurianova
Comune
Comune di Taurianova
Taurianova is located in Italy
Taurianova
Taurianova
Location of Taurianova in Italy
Coordinates: 38°21′N 16°1′E / 38.350°N 16.017°E / 38.350; 16.017Coordinates: 38°21′N 16°1′E / 38.350°N 16.017°E / 38.350; 16.017
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Province of Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni San Martino, Amato, Pegara, Donna Livia
Area
 • Total 47.8 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 15,933
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym taurianovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89029
Dialing code 0966
Patron saint Maria of Mountain
Saint day september, 8
Website Official website

Taurianova is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 80 km southwest of Catanzaro and about 40 km northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 15,933 and an area of 47.8 km².[1]

The municipality of Taurianova contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) San Martino, Amato (Greek: Amathous), Pegara (Greek: Pèghara), and Donna Livia.

Taurianova is very famous for handmade nougat.

Taurianova borders the following municipalities: Cittanova, Molochio, Oppido Mamertina, Rizziconi, Terranova Sappo Minulio, Varapodio.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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