Rizziconi

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Rizziconi
Comune di Rizziconi
Location of Rizziconi
Rizziconi is located in Italy
Rizziconi
Rizziconi
Location of Rizziconi in Italy
Rizziconi is located in Calabria
Rizziconi
Rizziconi
Rizziconi (Calabria)
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
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniDrosi, Cirello, Spina, Russo
Area
 • Total40.22 km2 (15.53 sq mi)
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total7,783
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rizziconesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89016
Dialing code0966
WebsiteOfficial website

Rizziconi (Calabrian: Rizzicuni) 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).[3]

The municipality of Rizziconi contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Drosi, 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]

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

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