Belsito, Province of Cosenza, Calabria
Located about 20 km from Cosenza, it is part of the Savuto Mountain Community. Originally the settlement was called Crapassito, from the Hebrew Kapar-Ha-Sseeth (=eminent village), but in 1535 king Charles V, travelling through these lands, was deeply surprised by the beauty of the place and changed its name to Belsito.
- Altitude: 600 m a.s.l
- Population: about 900 inhabitants in 2017
- Zip/postal code: 87030
- Dialing Area Code: +39 0984
- Demonym: belsitesi
- Patron Saint: St. Giovanni Battista, celebrated on 24th June
- Frazioni & Località: Chiusi.
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