Melito di Porto Salvo

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Melito di Porto Salvo
Comune di Melito di Porto Salvo
Coat of arms of Melito di Porto Salvo
Coat of arms
Melito di Porto Salvo is located in Italy
Melito di Porto Salvo
Melito di Porto Salvo
Location of Melito di Porto Salvo in Italy
Coordinates: 37°55′N 15°47′E / 37.917°N 15.783°E / 37.917; 15.783
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Metropolitan city Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Annà (Calabrian Greek: Anne), Lacco (Calabrian Greek: Làko), Lembo, Musa (Calabrian Greek: Mùssa), Musupuniti (Calabrian Greek: Mussopunite), Pallica (Calabrian Greek: Pallikè), Pentedattilo (Calabrian Greek: Pentadàktilo), Pilati, Prunella, San Leonardo.
 • Mayor Giuseppe Meduri
 • Total 35.3 km2 (13.6 sq mi)
Elevation 28 m (92 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 11,416
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Melitesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 89063
Dialing code 0965
Patron saint Madonna di Porto Salvo
Saint day 8 December
Website Official website

Melito di Porto Salvo (Calabrian: Mèlitu; Calabrian Greek: Mèlitos or Mèlito) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Reggio Calabria in the Italian region Calabria, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Reggio Calabria; and is also the southernmost municipality on the Italian Peninsula. It is part of the Bovesia Greek-speaking area of Calabria, occupying a hilly area which descends towards the Ionian Sea.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

External links

  • Official website
  • Geosite of Pentedattilo - Southern Geologic Area
  • Southern Geologic Area

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