Bagnara Calabra

"Bagnara" redirects here. For the municipality in Emilia-Romagna, see Bagnara di Romagna.
Bagnara Calabra
Comune di Bagnara Calabra

Carmine's Church
Bagnara Calabra

Location of Bagnara Calabra in Italy

Coordinates: 38°17′N 15°49′E / 38.283°N 15.817°E / 38.283; 15.817
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Reggio Calabria (RC)
Frazioni Ceramida (Calabrian Greek: Keramida), Solano, Pellegrina
  Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (31 December 2012)[1]
  Total 10,469
  Density 440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bagnaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 89011
Dialing code 0966
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day 6 December
Website Official website

Bagnara Calabra (or simply Bagnara) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Calabria in Calabria, southern Italy. It is located on the hills facing the Tyrrhenian Sea on the southern tip of the region, about 100 kilometres (62 mi) southwest of Catanzaro and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Reggio Calabria.


The municipality of Bagnara Calabra contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Ceramida, Solano, and Pellegrina, Bagnara Calabra.

Bagnara Calabra borders the following municipalities: Melicuccà, Sant'Eufemia d'Aspromonte, Scilla, Seminara.

Bagnara is known for its torrone, a typical village delicacy, for its swordfish, and its mulberry groves for sericulture. Bagnara has traditionally been a fishing and agriculture center, with several terraces converted to vineyards for the cultivation of wine grapes. It is also a tourist center in summer.



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

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