Taurianova

Taurianova is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in the southern Italian region Calabria, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria.

Taurianova
Comune di Taurianova
Location of Taurianova
Taurianova is located in Italy
Taurianova
Taurianova
Location of Taurianova in Italy
Taurianova is located in Calabria
Taurianova
Taurianova
Taurianova (Calabria)
Coordinates: 38°21′N 16°1′E / 38.350°N 16.017°E / 38.350; 16.017Coordinates: 38°21′N 16°1′E / 38.350°N 16.017°E / 38.350; 16.017
CountryItaly
RegionCalabria
Metropolitan cityReggio Calabria (RC)
FrazioniSan Martino, Amato, Pegara, Donna Livia
Area
 • Total47.8 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[2]
 • Total15,933
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym(s)taurianovesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
89029
Dialing code0966
Patron saintMaria of Mountain
Saint dayseptember, 8
WebsiteOfficial website

As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 15,933 and an area of 47.8 square kilometres (18.5 sq mi).[3]

It was the site of the Italic city of Tauriana, a former Catholic bishopric, which was nominally restored as titular see Tauriano.

Taurianova borders the municipalities Cittanova, Molochio, Oppido Mamertina, Rizziconi, Terranova Sappo Minulio and Varapodio.

The municipality of Taurianova contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) San Martino, Amato, Pegara and Donna Livia.

Taurianova is famous for handmade nougat.

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: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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