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Palizzi / Spiròpoli
Comune di Palizzi
Palizzi Superiore
Palizzi Superiore
Palizzi / Spiròpoli is located in Italy
Palizzi / Spiròpoli
Palizzi / Spiròpoli
Location of Palizzi / Spiròpoli in Italy
Coordinates: 37°58′N 15°59′E / 37.967°N 15.983°E / 37.967; 15.983Coordinates: 37°58′N 15°59′E / 37.967°N 15.983°E / 37.967; 15.983
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Palizzi Superiore, Palizzi Marina, Pietrapennata, Spropoli
 • Total 52.3 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 2,559
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89030
Dialing code 0965
Website Official website

Palizzi (Calabrian Greek Spiròpoli) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Reggio Calabria. The southernmost point in mainland Italy lies in Palizzi.

As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,559 and an area of 52.3 square kilometres (20.2 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Palizzi contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Palizzi Superiore, Palizzi Marina, Pietrapennata, and Spropoli. It is one of the Greek (Griko dialect) speaking villages of Bovesia one of the two Griko-speaking areas of southern Italy.

Palizzi borders the following municipalities: Bova, Bova Marina, Brancaleone, Staiti.

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

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