San Vito sullo Ionio

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San Vito sullo Ionio
Comune di San Vito sullo Ionio
San Vito sullo Ionio is located in Italy
San Vito sullo Ionio
San Vito sullo Ionio
Location of San Vito sullo Ionio in Italy
Coordinates: 38°43′N 16°25′E / 38.717°N 16.417°E / 38.717; 16.417Coordinates: 38°43′N 16°25′E / 38.717°N 16.417°E / 38.717; 16.417
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Catanzaro (CZ)
Frazioni Aria Melia, Cerrifita, Fegotto, Foresta, Iannuzzo, Minà, Paccusa, Pietrascritta, Postaglianadi
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 404 m (1,325 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 1,850
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sanvitesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88067
Dialing code 0967
Patron saint San Vito martire
Saint day 15 June
Website Official website

San Vito sullo lonio is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Italy. The patron saint of San Vito is St.Vitus.Legend has it that St.Vitus himself, protected the town from a flood. The town's economy relies heavily on agriculture and tourism. This town was the birthplace, in 1893 of the Newburgh, New York, restaurateur Antonio Lentini, who arrived in America from Bovalino on the SS San Giovanni out of Naples.


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