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Aiello Calabro (ZIP code 87031) belongs to the province of Cosenza and is 44 kilometers far from Cosenza.

Aiello Calabro has a population of 2.446 inhabitants (Aiellesi) and a surface of 38,6 square kilometers thus showing a population density of 63,37 inhabitants per square kilometer. It rises 502 metres above the sea level.

The City Hall is located in Corso L. De Seta 68, phone ++39 0982 43663, fax ++39 0982 43663.

Population: The municipality of Aiello Calabro had a popolation of 3.079 inhabitants accordingly to the results of the national census made in 1991. After the national census made in 2001 the population was 2.446 inhabitants, thus showing during the years 1991 - 2001 a percentual variation of -20,56% inhabitants.

The inhabitants are distributed in 1.008 families with an average of 2,43 people per family.

The place: The territory of the municipality lies between 77 and 1.146 metres above sea level.

The altimetric spawn is thus of 1.069 metres.

Work and workers:There are 11 industrial firms employing 33 people that are the 14,04% of the total of the workers. There are 22 service firms employing 30 people that are the 12,77% of the total of the workers. There are also 34 firms employing 103 people that are the 43,83% of the total of the workers. There are also 4 administrative offices emplying 69 workers that are the 29,36% of the total of the workers.

There is a total of 235 workers, that are the 9,61% of the inhabitants of the municipality.
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Places to visit:

  • Il castelloChiesa di S. Maria Maggiore

  • Cappella del SS. Sacramento

  • Chiesa di Maria SS. Delle Grazie

  • Chiesa di S. Giuliano

  • Chiesa di S. Cosmo e S. Damiano

  • Cappella Cybo Malaspina

  • Palazzo Cybo Malaspina

  • Palazzo Viola

  • Casa Belmonte

Brief History of Aiello Calabro:

The first records from the last years of the tenth century, at the domination of the Normans.
Ajello was the rule of Ajello, including Lake, Serra Aiello, Cleto, Laghitello and Savuto, whose extension was more than 92 kmq The position made him always an area by the various powers contended that the supremacy of area suffered the incursions of the Saracens, the siege Norman and Angevin name.
In 1574 the County Ajello passed under the dynasty of Cybo - Malaspina of Massa, whose domination lasted far beyond 1700. The family Cybo contributed to the flourishing state Ajello, and ended with Beatrice, Duchess of last Ajello, who died in 1829. The State of Ajello was in those years that made up Ajello, from Lake, Laghitello, Serra and earth.
In 1928, the name of the town changed in Ajello Aiello Calabro. Aiello center, is situated just 10 km from the coast, has a backdrop of woods and meadows that climb along the slopes of mountains exceeding 1,000 meters: it can be achieved in a short time as the sea above the forest, the Faeto mountain.
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