Cicala, Province of Catanzaro, Calabria

Cicala is located 30 km northwest of Catanzaro and connected to highway A3 Napoli - Reggio Calabria, which can be reached through State Road 109 or through the Lamezia Terme exit. The settlement rose around 1600.


  • Altitude: 837 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 950 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 88040
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0968
  • Patron Saint: St. Giacomo Apostolo, celebrated on 25 July.

The Economy

For many years the municipality was supported by an economy based on the rich chestnut forests, used for timber and fruits. Currently there are still some small timber and chestnut processing industries.

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