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Comune di Tarsia
Tarsia within the Province of Cosenza
Tarsia within the Province of Cosenza
Tarsia is located in Italy
Location of Tarsia in Italy
Coordinates: 39°37′N 16°16′E / 39.617°N 16.267°E / 39.617; 16.267Coordinates: 39°37′N 16°16′E / 39.617°N 16.267°E / 39.617; 16.267
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Cosenza (CS)
 • Total 49.35 km2 (19.05 sq mi)
Elevation 192 m (630 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 2,272
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Tarsiani or tarsioti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87040
Dialing code 0981
Patron saint San Francesco da Paola
Saint day Last Sunday in May
Website Official website

Tarsia is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The ancient town of Caprasia is thought to be the modern Tarsia.


The municipality borders with Bisignano, Corigliano Calabro, Roggiano Gravina, San Demetrio Corone, San Lorenzo del Vallo, San Marco Argentano, Santa Sofia d'Epiro, Spezzano Albanese and Terranova da Sibari.

See also[edit]


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

External links[edit]

Media related to Tarsia at Wikimedia Commons