Brancaleone, Calabria

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Brancaleone
Comune di Brancaleone
Location of Brancaleone
Brancaleone is located in Italy
Brancaleone
Brancaleone
Location of Brancaleone in Italy
Brancaleone is located in Calabria
Brancaleone
Brancaleone
Brancaleone (Calabria)
Coordinates: 37°58′N 16°6′E / 37.967°N 16.100°E / 37.967; 16.100Coordinates: 37°58′N 16°6′E / 37.967°N 16.100°E / 37.967; 16.100
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
Area
 • Total36.14 km2 (13.95 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,550
 • Density98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89036
Dialing code0964

Brancaleone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 65 kilometres (40 mi) southeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,923 and an area of 35.9 square kilometres (13.9 sq mi).[3]

Brancaleone borders the following municipalities: Bruzzano Zeffirio, Palizzi, Staiti.

Famed Italian poet and novelist Cesare Pavese was exiled here in 1935. Portions of his novel The Moon and the Bonfires refer to his time spent here.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ a b All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)