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Comune di Rizziconi
Rizziconi is located in Italy
Location of Rizziconi in Italy
Coordinates: 38°25′N 15°58′E / 38.417°N 15.967°E / 38.417; 15.967Coordinates: 38°25′N 15°58′E / 38.417°N 15.967°E / 38.417; 15.967
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Drosi, Cirello, Spina, Russo
 • Total 39.7 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 7,926
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Rizziconesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89016
Dialing code 0966
Website Official website

Rizziconi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,926 and an area of 39.7 square kilometres (15.3 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Rizziconi contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Drosi (Greek: Drosià), Cirello, Spina, and Russo.

Rizziconi borders the following municipalities: Cittanova, Gioia Tauro, Oppido Mamertina, Rosarno, Seminara, Taurianova.

Mafia infiltration of city council[edit]

The city council of Rizziconi was dissolved in 2001 because of influence by the 'Ndrangheta. The town is home to the 'ndrina of Teodoro Crea.

Demographic evolution[edit]


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

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