Marcedusa, Province of Catanzaro, Calabria
The small center lies along the Ionian side of the Sila Piccola chain, in the lower valley of the Tacina river, on a hill surrounded by ravines.
- Altitude: 288 m a.s.l
- Population: about 440 inhabitants in 2017
- Zip/postal code: 88050
- Dialing Area Code: +39 0961
- Patron Saint: St. Andrea Apostolo, celebrated on 30th November.
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Marcedusa was founded by Albanian refugees escaping from Turkish invasions in the second half of the 14th century. The small community still preserves the Arbëreshë language and traditional dress.