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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
Metropolitan city Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Palizzi Superiore, Palizzi Marina, Pietrapennata, Spropoli
 • Mayor Erminio Fiumanò
 • Total 52.3 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Elevation 272 m (892 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total 2,436
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Palizzesi
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.

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

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