Sellia, Calabria

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sellia
Comune di Sellia
Location of Sellia
Sellia is located in Italy
Sellia
Sellia
Location of Sellia in Italy
Sellia is located in Calabria
Sellia
Sellia
Sellia (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°59′N 16°38′E / 38.983°N 16.633°E / 38.983; 16.633Coordinates: 38°59′N 16°38′E / 38.983°N 16.633°E / 38.983; 16.633
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCatanzaro (CZ)
Area
 • Total12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation
560 m (1,840 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2013)[2]
 • Total526
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
88050
Dialing code0961
WebsiteOfficial website

Sellia (Greek: Sèllia) is a village and comune in the province of Catanzaro, in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

There were 1,300 residents in the town in 1960. In 2015 the town had 537 residents; about 60% of the residents are over 65 years of age. That year Davide Zicchinella, the mayor, signed a decree stating that "it is forbidden to get sick in the town."[3]

Geography[edit]

The village is bordered by Albi, Catanzaro, Magisano, Pentone, Simeri Crichi, Soveria Simeri and Zagarise.

Notes and 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. ^ "Italian town warns people to 'stop dying'" (Archive). The Local. August 7, 2015. Retrieved on August 8, 2015.