Sellia, Calabria

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See also: Sellia Marina
Comune di Sellia
Sellia is located in Italy
Location of Sellia in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Catanzaro (CZ)
 • Total 12 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)
 • Total 526
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88050
Dialing code 0961
Website Official 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."[1]


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

Notes and references[edit]

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