Petilia Policastro

Petilia Policastro
Comune di Petilia Policastro
Petilia Policastro

Location of Petilia Policastro in Italy

Coordinates: 39°06′50″N 16°47′15″E / 39.11389°N 16.78750°E / 39.11389; 16.78750Coordinates: 39°06′50″N 16°47′15″E / 39.11389°N 16.78750°E / 39.11389; 16.78750
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province / Metropolitan city Crotone (KR)
Frazioni Foresta
  Mayor Dionigi Fera (since 2008)
  Total 78 km2 (30 sq mi)
Elevation 436 m (1,430 ft)
Population (December 31, 2012)
  Total 9,276
  Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Petilini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88837
Dialing code 0962
Patron saint Saint Sebastian
Website Official website

Petilia de Policastro is a comune and town with a population of 9,276 people in the province of Crotone, in Calabria, Italy.


Settled in the Byzantine era, the town is believed to be home to Pope Anterus.[1]


The town relies on the production of olive oil, wine, cereals, citruses, and the breeding of cattle.

Petilia Policastro is in the centre of Crotone


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