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Centrache, Province of Catanzaro, Calabria

Centrache lies on the slope of a hill 42 km from Catanzaro, to which it is connected through a province road connecting to State Road 181. In the past the place was renowned for its textile artisans working blankets and scarves in silk and cotton.

Info

  • Altitude: 458 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 400 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 88060
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0967
  • Patron Saint: St Onofrio, celebrated on 12th June.

The Economy

The economy was always based on agriculture with production of cereals, chestnuts, fruit, olives and grapes with a production good quality wine and oil. Also the breeding of cattle and sheep and milk processing were, and still are, run by family businesses.

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