Melito di Porto Salvo

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Melito di Porto Salvo
Comune di Melito di Porto Salvo
Coat of arms of Melito di Porto Salvo
Coat of arms
Melito di Porto Salvo is located in Italy
Melito di Porto Salvo
Melito di Porto Salvo
Location of Melito di Porto Salvo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°55′N 15°47′E / 37.917°N 15.783°E / 37.917; 15.783
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniAnnà (Calabrian Greek: Anne), Lacco (Calabrian Greek: Làko), Lembo, Musa (Calabrian Greek: Mùssa), Musupuniti (Calabrian Greek: Mussopunite), Pallica (Calabrian Greek: Pallikè), Pentedattilo (Calabrian Greek: Pentadàktilo), Pilati, Prunella, San Leonardo.
 • MayorGiuseppe Meduri
 • Total35.3 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Elevation28 m (92 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total11,416
 • Density320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code89063
Dialing code0965
Patron saintMadonna di Porto Salvo
Saint day8 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Melito di Porto Salvo (Calabrian: Mèlitu; Calabrian Greek: Mèlitos or Mèlito) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Reggio Calabria; and is also the southernmost municipality on the Italian Peninsula. It is part of the Bovesia Greek-speaking area of Calabria, occupying a hilly area which descends towards the Ionian Sea.


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

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