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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
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniPalizzi Superiore, Palizzi Marina, Pietrapennata, Spropoli
 • MayorErminio Fiumanò
 • Total52.3 km2 (20.2 sq mi)
Elevation272 m (892 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total2,436
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code89030
Dialing code0965
WebsiteOfficial 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.

See also


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

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