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Comune di Drapia
Drapia is located in Italy
Location of Drapia in Italy
Coordinates: 38°40′N 15°55′E / 38.667°N 15.917°E / 38.667; 15.917Coordinates: 38°40′N 15°55′E / 38.667°N 15.917°E / 38.667; 15.917
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Vibo Valentia (VV)
Frazioni Brattirò, Carìa, Gàsponi, Sant'Angelo
 • Mayor Dr. Aurelio Rombolà
 • Total 21.5 km2 (8.3 sq mi)
Elevation 262 m (860 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,197
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89862
Dialing code 0963

Drapia (Greek: Ydrapia) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 14 kilometres (9 mi) west of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,197 and an area of 21.5 square kilometres (8.3 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Drapia contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Brattirò, Carìa, Gàsponi, and Sant'Angelo.

Drapia borders the following municipalities: Parghelia, Ricadi, Spilinga, Tropea, Zaccanopoli, Zungri.

Demographic evolution[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.