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Comune di Gerocarne
Gerocarne is located in Italy
Location of Gerocarne in Italy
Coordinates: 38°35′N 16°13′E / 38.583°N 16.217°E / 38.583; 16.217Coordinates: 38°35′N 16°13′E / 38.583°N 16.217°E / 38.583; 16.217
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Province of Vibo Valentia (VV)
Frazioni Ariola, Ciano, Sant'Angelo
 • Total 44.9 km2 (17.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,391
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gerocarnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89831
Dialing code 0963
Patron saint San Rocco

Gerocarne (Calabrian: Riuracàrne) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,391 and an area of 44.9 square kilometres (17.3 sq mi).[1]

Gerocarne borders the following municipalities: Arena, Dasà, Dinami, Francica, Mileto, Serra San Bruno, Sorianello, Soriano Calabro, Spadola, Stefanaconi.

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