Serra San Bruno

Serra San Bruno is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Vibo Valentia in the Italian region Calabrie, locatit aboot 40 km soothwast o Catanzaro an aboot 25 km sootheast o Vibo Valentia. As o 31 Dizember 2004, it haed a population o 6,966 an a aurie o 39.6 km².[1]

Serra San Bruno
Comune di Serra San Bruno
Serra San Bruno is located in Italy
Serra San Bruno
Serra San Bruno
Location o Serra San Bruno in Italy
Coordinates: 38°35′N 16°20′E / 38.583°N 16.333°E / 38.583; 16.333
ProvinceProvince o Vibo Valentia (VV)
 • Total39.6 km2 (15.3 sq mi)
870 m (2,850 ft)
 (Dec. 2004)
 • Total6,966
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialin code0963
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid
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Close bi is the famous Carthusian monastery, Serra San Bruno Charterhouse (Certosa di Santo Stefano di Serra San Bruno), aroond which the toun grew up. The toun is namit efter Saunt Bruno o Cologne, who foondit the Carthusian Order in 1053 an the Grande Chartreuse, mither hoose o the Carthusians, near Grenoble, in Fraunce. He biggit the chairterhoose o Serra San Bruno in 1095, an dee'd here in 1101.[2]

The municipality o Serra San Bruno contains the frazione (subdiveesion) Ninfo.

Serra San Bruno borders the follaein municipalities: Arena, Gerocarne, Mongiana, Spadola, Brognaturo, Simbario, Stilo.

The movie Le Quattro Volte wis filmit in this toun.

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  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. Serra San Bruno Charterhouse

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  Media relatit tae Serra San Bruno at Wikimedia Commons

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