Fiumefreddo Bruzio

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Fiumefreddo Bruzio
Comune
Comune di Fiumefreddo Bruzio
0780551504 Castello della Valle-2.jpg
Fiumefreddo Bruzio is located in Italy
Fiumefreddo Bruzio
Fiumefreddo Bruzio
Location of Fiumefreddo Bruzio in Italy
Coordinates: 39°14′N 16°4′E / 39.233°N 16.067°E / 39.233; 16.067Coordinates: 39°14′N 16°4′E / 39.233°N 16.067°E / 39.233; 16.067
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Stazione, Regio, Scaro, San Biase, Badia, Cariglio, Cutura, Destro, Centro Storico
Government
 • Mayor Vincenzo Gaudio
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total 2,940
 • Density 98/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fiumefreddesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 87030
Dialing code 0982
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Website Official website

Fiumefreddo Bruzio (Calabrian: Jiumifriddu) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castello della Valle (Fiumefreddo Castle), founded in 1201. The entrance has a 16th century Renaissance portal. It houses several works of local painter Salvatore Fiume. The castle was besieged in 1806-1807 by French troops, and nearly destroyed.
  • Mother Church, completed in 1674.
  • Palazzo Zupi (16th century)
  • Palazzo Pignatelli
  • Church of San Rocco

References[edit]

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