Motta San Giovanni is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southeast of Reggio Calabria.
Motta San Giovanni borders the municipalities of Montebello Ionico and Reggio Calabria.
The most interesting feature of the comune is the Castle of Sant'Aniceto, a notable example of Byzantine-Norman architecture. The Capo dell'Armi Lighthouse is also located in the comune along the clifftops.
- ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)