Bovalino

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Bovalino
Comune
Comune di Bovalino
Bovalino is located in Italy
Bovalino
Bovalino
Location of Bovalino in Italy
Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniBosco S. Ippolito, Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, Cipparello
Area
 • Total18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total8,406
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bovalinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code89034
Dialing code0964
WebsiteOfficial website

Bovalino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 46 kilometres (29 mi) east of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 8,406 and an area of 18.0 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).[1] Antonio Lentini, a Newburgh, New York, restaurateur, left Bovalino in 1909 and went to America on the SS San Giovanni out of Naples. He was born in San Vito sullo Ionio, in Calabria, in 1893.

The municipality of Bovalino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bosco S. Ippolito (Greek: Aghios Ippolytos), Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, and Cipparello.

Bovalino borders the following municipalities: Ardore, Benestare, Casignana, San Luca.

Bovalina was also the birthplace of the Blessed Camillus Costanzo[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^ http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-camillus-costanzo

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