Vaccarizzo Albanese

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Vaccarizzo Albanese
Comune
Comune di Vaccarizzo Albanese
Coat of arms of Vaccarizzo Albanese
Coat of arms
Vaccarizzo Albanese is located in Italy
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Location of Vaccarizzo Albanese in Italy
Coordinates: 39°35′N 16°26′E / 39.583°N 16.433°E / 39.583; 16.433Coordinates: 39°35′N 16°26′E / 39.583°N 16.433°E / 39.583; 16.433
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Government
 • Mayor Aldo Marino
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 448 m (1,470 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,236
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym Vaccarizzioti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87060
Dialing code 0983
Patron saint Madonna di Costantinopoli
Website Official website

Vaccarizzo Albanese is a village and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

The town is bordered by Acri, San Cosmo Albanese and San Giorgio Albanese.

History[edit]

Main article: Vaccarizzo Albanian

Please see Italian version of this wiki.

Language[edit]

Main article: Vaccarizzo Albanian

Vaccarizzo Albanian, the Arbëresh dialect of the Albanian language that is spoken in the villages of Vaccarizzo Albanese and San Giorgio Albanese in southern Italy by approximately 3,000 people Vaccarizzo Albanian has retained many archaic features of the Tosk dialect, on which the Standard Albanian is based.

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