Polia

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Polia
Comune
Comune di Polia
Polia is located in Italy
Polia
Polia
Location of Polia in Italy
Coordinates: 38°45′N 16°19′E / 38.750°N 16.317°E / 38.750; 16.317
Country Italy
Region Calabrie
Province / Metropolitan ceety Province o Vibo Valentia (VV)
Frazioni Lia, Trecroci, Poliolo, Cellia, Menniti
Aurie
 • Tot 31.8 km2 (12.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Tot 1,224
 • Density 38/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 88027
Dialin code 0963

Polia (Greek: polis, ceety, Greek: πόλις, ceety) is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Vibo Valentia in the Italian region o Calabrie. It is locatit aboot 30 km soothwast o Catanzaro an aboot 20 km northeast o Vibo Valentia. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 1,224 an a aurie o 31.8 km².[1]

Polia's oreegins date back tae 5t tae 8t centuries BC when Greek pioneers comin frae the Guwf o Squillace, locatit on the east coast o Calabrie facin the Ionie Sea, decided tae settle on a glen the day kent as Jammene (frae Greek: iama-enes, growthie place) thus permittin tae ease guids traffec atween Greece an Roum throu the Apennine_Muntains.

Polia borders the follaein municipalities: Cenadi, Cortale, Filadelfia, Francavilla Angitola, Jacurso, Maierato, Monterosso Calabro an San Vito sullo Ionio.

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  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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