|Comune di Vallelonga|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Vibo Valentia (VV)|
|• Total||17.5 km2 (6.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||646 m (2,119 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||41/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Vallelonga is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 726 and an area of 17.5 square kilometres (6.8 sq mi).
Vallelonghesi started to emigrate to Canada in large numbers in the 1950s, eventually forming a community of paesani larger than that in Vallelonga itself. Club Vallelonga-Monseratto hosts an annual Festa in the town of Loretto, Ontario.
Upon moving to Canada, many Vallelonghesi worked in the sewer and watermain industry, eventually forming their own companies.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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