Spadola

Spadola (Calabrian: Spàtula) is a municipality (comune) in the Province of Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabria, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Vibo Valentia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 813 and an area of 9.6 square kilometres (3.7 sq mi).[3]

Spadola
Comune di Spadola
Location of Spadola
Spadola is located in Italy
Spadola
Spadola
Location of Spadola in Italy
Spadola is located in Calabria
Spadola
Spadola
Spadola (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°36′N 16°20′E / 38.600°N 16.333°E / 38.600; 16.333Coordinates: 38°36′N 16°20′E / 38.600°N 16.333°E / 38.600; 16.333
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
ProvinceProvince of Vibo Valentia (VV)
Area
 • Total9.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total813
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
88020
Dialing code0963

Spadola borders the following municipalities: Brognaturo, Gerocarne, Serra San Bruno, Simbario, Sorianello, Stilo.

Demographic evolutionEdit

In 1961 Spadola had just 937 inhabitants. But in the year 1971 it raised down to 797 inhabitants. Many families had emigrated to the Palatinate town of Zweibrücken for founding a pizzeria very popular at this time.

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: Italian statistical institute Istat.