|Palizzi / Spiròpoli|
|Comune di Palizzi|
|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)|
|• Density||49/km2 (130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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).
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.
- All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)