Vaccarizzo Albanese

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Vaccarizzo Albanese
Comune di Vaccarizzo Albanese
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Coat of arms of Vaccarizzo Albanese
Coat of arms
Vaccarizzo within the Province of Cosenza
Vaccarizzo within the Province of Cosenza
Location of Vaccarizzo Albanese
Vaccarizzo Albanese is located in Italy
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Location of Vaccarizzo Albanese in Italy
Vaccarizzo Albanese is located in Calabria
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Vaccarizzo Albanese
Vaccarizzo Albanese (Calabria)
Coordinates: 39°35′N 16°26′E / 39.583°N 16.433°E / 39.583; 16.433Coordinates: 39°35′N 16°26′E / 39.583°N 16.433°E / 39.583; 16.433
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceCosenza (CS)
Government
 • MayorAntonio Pomillo
Area
 • Total8.53 km2 (3.29 sq mi)
Elevation
448 m (1,470 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2018)[3]
 • Total1,098
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vaccarizzioti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
87060
Dialing code0983
Patron saintMadonna of Constantinople
WebsiteOfficial website

Vaccarizzo Albanese (Arbëresh: Vakarici) is an Italian town and comune (municipality) of the province of Cosenza, Calabria, southern Italy.

History[edit]

The town was founded in 1470 as Vaccarizzo. In 1863 its toponym changed adding Albanese (i.e. "Albanian"), due to its origins.

Geography[edit]

Vaccarizzo is bordered by Acri, San Cosmo Albanese and San Giorgio Albanese.[4]

Language[edit]

Vaccarizzo Albanian, the Arbëresh dialect of the Albanian language that is spoken in the villages of Vaccarizzo Albanese and San Giorgio Albanese, in southern Italy, by approximately 3,000 people. Vaccarizzo Albanian has retained many archaic features of the Tosk dialect, on which the Standard Albanian is based.

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. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  4. ^ 39990 (x a j h) Vaccarizzo Albanese on OpenStreetMap

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