Taverna, Calabria

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Taverna
Comune
Comune di Taverna
Panorama Comune Taverna.JPG
Taverna is located in Italy
Taverna
Taverna
Location of Taverna in Italy
Coordinates: 39°01′15″N 16°34′50″E / 39.02083°N 16.58056°E / 39.02083; 16.58056Coordinates: 39°01′15″N 16°34′50″E / 39.02083°N 16.58056°E / 39.02083; 16.58056
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Catanzaro (CZ)
Area
 • Total 132 km2 (51 sq mi)
Elevation 521 m (1,709 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 2,729
 • Density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 88055
Dialing code 0961
Website Official website

Taverna is a comune and town in the province of Catanzaro in the Calabria region of Italy. It is located at the feet of the Sila mountain range.

Notable people[edit]

  • Mattia Preti (17th-century baroque painter known as the "Knight of Calabria")
  • Gregorio Preti (17th-century baroque painter and brother of Mattia Preti)