Seminara

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Seminara
Comune di Seminara
Seminara panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Seminara
Coat of arms
Location of Seminara
Seminara is located in Italy
Seminara
Seminara
Location of Seminara in Italy
Seminara is located in Calabria
Seminara
Seminara
Seminara (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°20′N 15°52′E / 38.333°N 15.867°E / 38.333; 15.867
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniBarritteri, Sant'Anna di Seminara
Government
 • MayorAntonio Bonamico
Area
 • Total33.85 km2 (13.07 sq mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,714
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89028
Dialing code0966

Seminara is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria.

Seminara borders the following municipalities: Bagnara Calabra, Gioia Tauro, Melicuccà, Oppido Mamertina, Palmi, Rizziconi, San Procopio.

The Battle of Seminara in the First Italian War occurred near the town in 1495. Seminara was also the birthplace of Barlaam of Seminara and Leontius Pilatus, who were two of the most important Byzantine scholars of the Renaissance period.

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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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.