Laino Castello, Province of Cosenza, Calabria

The entire municipal area falls within the Pollino National Park. Located on a hill on the Calabrian side of the Mercure Valley, on the border with Basilicata, it is renowned for its historic center abandoned in the early 1980s.


  • Altitude: 545 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 800 inhabitants in 2018
  • Zip/postal code: 87015
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0981
  • Demonym: lainesi
  • Patron Saint: St. Teodoro, celebrated on 9th November
  • Frazioni & Localities: Angritano, Aria della Valle, Buongianni, Campicello, Carreto, Feliceta, Filomato, Fiumarito, Fornace, Fornari, Gallarizzo, Molinaro, Pantani, Pianolacorte, Pianolaria, Pretiorio, San Costantino, San Liguori, San Nicola, Santa Maria, Santo Ianni, Simonella, Umari, Veltro.

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