Piane Crati

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Piane Crati
Comune di Piane Crati
Coat of arms of Piane Crati
Coat of arms
Location of Piane Crati
Piane Crati is located in Italy
Piane Crati
Piane Crati
Location of Piane Crati in Italy
Piane Crati is located in Calabria
Piane Crati
Piane Crati
Piane Crati (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°14′N 16°20′E / 39.233°N 16.333°E / 39.233; 16.333
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
FrazioniAprigliano, Cosenza, Figline Vegliaturo, Paterno Calabro,
Government
 • MayorSilvano Sacchetta
Area
 • Total2.33 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,406
 • Density600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pianoti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87050
Dialing code0984
ISTAT code078097
Patron saintSaint Barbara
WebsiteOfficial website

Piane Crati (Calabrian: Chiànë; Greek: Krathys) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Located in the Crati river valley, 12 km from Cosenza, it is the smallest town in Calabria.

It is home to the San Michele co-operative vineyard, makers of Il Donnici wine.[4]

The town was severely damaged in an earthquake on 27 March 1638.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  4. ^ http://www.nauticavalente.com/Ricette/donnici.htm.
  5. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=v_a-wtLJ5XIC&lpg=PA50&dq=%22%20piane%20crati%22&pg=PA50#v=onepage&q=%22%20piane%20crati%22&f=false

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