Cariati

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Cariati
Comune di Cariati
Panorama della Marina - panoramio.jpg
Location of Cariati
Cariati is located in Italy
Cariati
Cariati
Location of Cariati in Italy
Cariati is located in Calabria
Cariati
Cariati
Cariati (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°30′N 16°57′E / 39.500°N 16.950°E / 39.500; 16.950Coordinates: 39°30′N 16°57′E / 39.500°N 16.950°E / 39.500; 16.950
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
FrazioniTramonti, San Cataldo, Santa Maria
Government
 • MayorFilomena Greco
Area
 • Total27.95 km2 (10.79 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total8,156
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cariatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87062
Dialing code0983
Patron saintSt. Leonard
Saint day6 November
WebsiteOfficial website

Cariati (Greek: Kariates) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. Cariati is divided into two parts: Cariati Superiore, situated on top of a hill, and Cariati Marina, which is stretched along the Ionian coastline.

Notable people[edit]

Princess Polissena Ruffo was born in Cariati in 1400.

Cariati is also the birthplace of Italian footballer Domenico Berardi.

Antonio Fuoco, a professional racing driver, was also born in Cariati.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Population data from ISTAT