Arcavacata

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Arcavacata
Panoramic view
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Arcavacata is located in Italy
Arcavacata
Arcavacata
Location of Arcavacata in Italy
Coordinates: 39°21′29″N 16°12′41″E / 39.35806°N 16.21139°E / 39.35806; 16.21139Coordinates: 39°21′29″N 16°12′41″E / 39.35806°N 16.21139°E / 39.35806; 16.21139
Country Italy
Region Calabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
ComuneRende
Elevation
320 m (1,050 ft)
Population
 (2009)[1]
 • Total1,831
Demonym(s)Arcavacatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87036
Dialing code(+39) 0984
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
Saint day20 February

Arcavacata is an Italian hamlet (frazione) of the municipality of Rende in the province of Cosenza, Calabria. Its population is of 1,831.[1]

History[edit]

The name Arcavacata comes from the existence of an ancient fortress - lookout "Arce - suited", which is spoken in some papal documents of the Middle Ages.

Geography[edit]

The village is located on the hills north of the urban area of Cosenza, close to Quattromiglia and 4 km from Rende.[2]

Culture[edit]

The hamlet of Arcavacata is famous because in its territory there is the University of Calabria, the largest campus in Italy.[3]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b ‹See Tfd›(in Italian) Infos on italia.indettaglio.it
  2. ^ 1377317017 Arcavacata on OpenStreetMap
  3. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2016-01-21.

External links[edit]

Media related to Arcavacata at Wikimedia Commons