San Basile

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San Basile
Comune di San Basile
Location of San Basile
San Basile is located in Italy
San Basile
San Basile
Location of San Basile in Italy
San Basile is located in Calabria
San Basile
San Basile
San Basile (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°49′N 16°10′E / 39.817°N 16.167°E / 39.817; 16.167Coordinates: 39°49′N 16°10′E / 39.817°N 16.167°E / 39.817; 16.167
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Area
 • Total18.67 km2 (7.21 sq mi)
Elevation
540 m (1,770 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,034
 • Density55/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sambasilesi (alb. shënvasilotë)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87010
Dialing code0981
Patron saintJohn the Baptist, e Santa Maria Odigitria
Saint day25 May, martedì dopo la pentecoste
WebsiteOfficial website

San Basile (Arbëreshë Albanian: Shën Vasili) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Overview[edit]

Languages: Italian and Albanian. [3] Several families from San Basile emigrated to Brazil, Argentina - Sica, Ferraro, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Sica, Ferarro, and the United States in the beginning of the last century (1900). In Brazil, some of these families established their new life in Rio de Janeiro and developed commercial activities and small industries. Some Brazilian descendants have maintained connections with San Basile.

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. ^ http://sanbasile.asmenet.it/index.php?action=index&p=208