Bagnara Calabra

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Bagnara Calabra
Comune di Bagnara Calabra
Carmine's Church
Carmine's Church
Bagnara Calabra is located in Italy
Bagnara Calabra
Bagnara Calabra
Location of Bagnara Calabra in Italy
Coordinates: 38°17′N 15°49′E / 38.283°N 15.817°E / 38.283; 15.817Coordinates: 38°17′N 15°49′E / 38.283°N 15.817°E / 38.283; 15.817
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Ceramida, Solano, Pellegrina
 • Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population (October 2006)[1]
 • Total 10,914
 • Density 450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Bagnaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89011
Dialing code 0966
Patron saint San Nicola
Saint day 6 December
Website Official website

Bagnara Calabra (or simply Bagnara, Greek: Keramida) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region of Calabria, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria.


The municipality of Bagnara Calabra contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Ceramida, Solano, and Pellegrina.

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

Bagnara is known for its torrone, a typical village delicacy, and also for its swordfish. The inhabitants of Bagnara have lived for centuries off of fishing and agriculture. It was very famous for its mulberry groves for sericulture. Then, all the terraces were converted to vineyards for the cultivation of wine grapes.

Over the course of the past few years, the village has been converted to a tourist attraction, appealing to the region's many summer visitors.

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  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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