|Comune di Monasterace|
View of Monasterace Superiore.
|Province / Metropolitan city||Reggio Calabria (RC)|
|• Mayor||Maria Carmela Lanzetta|
|• Total||15.7 km2 (6.1 sq mi)|
|Population (December 2007)|
|• Density||230/km2 (580/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Monasterace (Greek: Monasterakion, little monastery) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) south of Catanzaro and about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria. The ruins of the ancient Greek city Caulonia are located a short distance north of the frazione Monasterace Marina, on the coast. Also north of Monasterace Marina is the Monasterace Archeological Museum, where finds from Caulonia are exhibited.
- All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
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