Bovalino

Bovalino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 46 kilometres (29 mi) east of Reggio Calabria. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 8,406 and an area of 18.0 square kilometres (6.9 sq mi).[3]Antonio Lentini, a Newburgh, New York, restaurateur, left Bovalino in 1909 and went to America on the SS San Giovanni out of Naples. He was born in San Vito sullo Ionio, in Calabria, in 1893.

Bovalino
Comune di Bovalino
Location of Bovalino
Bovalino is located in Italy
Bovalino
Bovalino
Location of Bovalino in Italy
Bovalino is located in Calabria
Bovalino
Bovalino
Bovalino (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167Coordinates: 38°9′N 16°10′E / 38.150°N 16.167°E / 38.150; 16.167
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniBosco S. Ippolito, Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, Cipparello
Area
 • Total18.0 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total8,406
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bovalinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89034
Dialing code0964
WebsiteOfficial website

The municipality of Bovalino contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bosco S. Ippolito (Greek: Aghios Ippolytos), Belloro, Russellina, Bricà, S. Nicola, Pozzo, Bovalino Superiore, Biviera, Rosa, and Cipparello.

Bovalino borders the following municipalities: Ardore, Benestare, Casignana, San Luca.

Bovalino was also the birthplace of the Blessed Camillus Costanzo.[4]

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  4. ^ http://catholicsaints.info/blessed-camillus-costanzo

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