Soverato

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Soverato
Comune
Comune di Soverato
Golfo di Soverato.jpg
Coat of arms of Soverato
Coat of arms
Soverato is located in Italy
Soverato
Soverato
Location of Soverato in Italy
Coordinates: 38°41′N 16°33′E / 38.683°N 16.550°E / 38.683; 16.550
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Catanzaro (CZ)
Frazioni Soverato Superiore
Government
 • Mayor Ernesto Alecci
Area
 • Total 7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)
Elevation 7 m (23 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)
 • Total 9,143
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Soveratesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88068
Dialing code 0967
Website Official website

Soverato (Calabrian: Suvaràtu) is a town and comune in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

Soverato sits on the Ionian Sea, in the Gulf of Squillace. Nearby there is a string of villages along the white beaches of the gulf like Montepaone, Davoli and Isca Marina.

The Giardino Botanico Santicelli botanic gardens were built on a former waste site in 1980. The town is bordered by Montepaone, Petrizzi and Satriano. Soverato can be reached via the Lamezia Terme International Airport within a 35- to 40-minute drive.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Soverato at Wikimedia Commons