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  Crotone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1996 it became the capital of the newly established Province of Crotone.
Croton was then occupied by the Bruttii, with the exception of the citadel, in which the chief inhabitants had taken refuge; these, being unable to defend the place against a Carthaginian force, soon after surrendered, and were allowed to withdraw to Locri.
Crotone's location between the ports of Taranto and Messina, as well as its proximity to a source of hydroelectric power, favored industrial development during the period between the two World Wars.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crotone   (1035 words)

 Calabria - Crotone and province - Crotone - An Outline of History
Crotone fell into the Arab's hands in 845 and then it was reconquered by the Byzantinen; in 1059 it was conquered by Roberto il Guiscardo.
After the Angevin coming, Crotone, which had remained faithful to Friederich II, fell into the hands of the Ruffo's feudal rule (1824) and, involved into the war against the Aragonese, it was sacked by Ruggero from Lauria in 1297.
Under the Angevins, with Caltabelotta's peace (1302), Crotone became the most crowded town in Calabria and thanks to its intense harbour activity, was an important commerce centre for numerous groups of foreign traders and housed the most important and powerful Jewish community in Calabria.
www.fromitaly.it /english/region/calabria/tourism/crotone/crotone/storia.htm   (656 words)

To the north it borders on Basilicata, to the east on the Ionic Sea, to the west on the Tyrrhenian Sea and to the south it is separated from Sicily by the Messina Strait.
It borders on the provinces of Potenza and Matera to the north, on Catanzaro to the south wise it, on the province of Crotone and the Ionian Sea to the east, and on the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
It borders on the provinces of Catanzaro and Vibo Valentia and it is surrounded by the Ionian and the Tyrrhenian Sea and by the Strait of Messina.
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 Governments - Provinces
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 Welcome to Caparra & Siciliani - Ciro - Crotone Calabria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Along the Jonic shore, in province of Crotone, among vineyards, secular olives and millenary ruins, there are the cities of Cirò and Cirò Marina, shared in May 1952 from a unique community, particularly significant historically and culturally, because of its ancient origin and the wonderful civilization expressed.
When forming replaced stock-raising, the country-sides of Cirò Marina, rich in water, level towards the sea with sweet hills, were the most suitable to benefit by hat happy position turned to the rising sun: the most propitious to the vine yard's prosperity, to its culture, to the wine-making.
From Crotone, after internal disagreement, the philosopher and mathematician wandered and it's possible he also lived in the near Cirò.
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As to these provinces, at present “cosa nostra” apparently focused its attention on the systematic exploitation of the local economy through extortions that, together with drug trafficking, represent the major self-financing form, waiting for more considerable resources that in the next future shall be represented by public contracts.
The recent crimes  committed in the Calabrian provinces, also in those that are traditionally considered as less interested by this phenomenon, such as Catanzaro and Cosenza, show a high vitality of the organisation,  that does not appear to be weakening, notwithstanding a strong law enforcement counteraction.
In the province of Catanzaro, with the exception of the Lamezia area,  there are no significant new elements concerning the internal balances of the mafia families,  that currently appear  to be strongly interested  in the works for the building of the third lane of the Salerno-Reggio Calabria motorway.
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In the province of Ragusa, and in particular in the area of Vittoria, the territory is controlled by the DOMINANTE family.
Since the province of Catania is characterized by a layered organised crime and a strong conflict between the various groups caused, in previous years, bloody fights between the various mafia organisations in this province.
This province is affected by conflicts indicating a serious disagreement among the various wings of the families historically settled in the area.
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 Delicious Italy - Crotone in Calabria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
This rather bizarre introduction to the territory, from the official brochure to the province, suggests old Kroton is a rather mysterious place.
In fact, Crotone is the oldest part of Magna Grecia while at the same time being the youngest province in Italy.
At the Palazzo Arcivescovile Santa Severina in the province of Crotone there is a museum dedicated to artefacts from the Catholic church at Santa Severina.
www.deliciousitaly.com /Calabriatour10.htm   (389 words)

 Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Calabria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Located in the province of Catanzaro is Taverna, where in the Church of San Domenico you can admire the paintings by the great Mattia Preti and Borgia, with the ruins of the Basilica of Santa Maria della Roccella.
Located in the Province of Cosenza is the Church of Santa Maria delle Armi in Cerchiara, the town that ancient Calabrian historians called Arponio.
In the Province of Crotone is La Madonna di Capocolonna which dates back to 710 BC.
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 Grand Hotel Lamezia
Crotone: l’antica Kroton, una delle città più importanti della Magna Grecia, in cui visse ed operò Pitagora.
Crotone: The old Kroton, one of the most famous magna Grecian’s cities, in which Pitagora lived and worked.
Crotone: L’antique Kroton, ville très ancienne fondée par les colons achéens au XI° siècle av.JC., a vu fleurir sur son sol l’apogée de la Civilisation de la Grande-Grèce et dans laquelle vécu et travailla Pythagore.
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 Province of Crotone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crotone (Italian: Provincia di Crotone) is a province in the Calabria region of Italy.
It was created in 1996 out of part of the Province of Catanzaro.
There are 27 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province[1], see Comunes of the Province of Crotone.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_Crotone   (115 words)

 Untitled Document
In this province, notwithstanding the arrest of Francesco SCHIAVONE, the criminal supremacy of his group did not decrease and was not affected by the significant law enforcemetn operations that, for the time being, caused a comparatively small number of convictions.
At present, the province is living a sort of pax mafiosa, thus suggesting that a sort of balance was established in terms of power relations and control of the territory.
Also as to the province of Vibo Valentia, there is a strong concern for the possible infiltration of mafia -type families in the entrepreneurial context, in particular with a view to accumulating the allocated public funds.
www.interno.it /dip_ps/dia/eng/1sem01.htm   (12056 words)

 Area Marina Protetta Capo Rizzuto - What's New
Among the points on the agenda there was the issue ENI-Agip involving the Riserva Naturale Marina "Capo Rizzuto", since the installation of the derrick is to be made on the boundary of an integrally protected area, with an environmental impact which is easy to imagine.
Moreover, it states that this kind of commitment is independent from any political influence: on the contrary, it derives from the need to preserve the human, cultural, and environmental heritage of the Province.
Dioniso Gallo, for the attention he paid to the suggested project which rewards the constant commitment of the Ente manager and of the Province as far as the naturalistic heritage is concerned.
www.parks.it /riserva.marina.capo.rizzuto/Enov.html   (445 words)

 Cucina Italiana - Curiosità e ricette storiche: Calabria - Cheeses and Dairy Products
The best known areas where it is produced are those of Acquaformosa, Cariati, Cassano allo Ionio, Castrovillari, Civita, Frascineto, Roggiano Gravina, Rogliano, Rossano and San Marco Argentano in the province of Cosenza, in the province of Crotone and Antonimina in the province of Reggio Calabria.
In particular, the cheese obtained from annicchiariche cows, those which have given birth in the previous year, is highly sought after.
This is a particular version of the pecorino from Crotone, included in the DOC (Denomination of Controlled Origin) classifications.
www.emmeti.it /Cucina/Calabria/Prodotti/Calabria.PRO.126.uk.html   (1651 words)

 ItalianVisits.com - Welcome to Crotone, Region of Calabria
Crotone was also beset by the Brutti, an early italic tribe, the Syracusans, and Epirians, the latter under King Pyrrhus.
The Carthaginian General, Hannibal, descending from the north and at the completion of his campaigns against the Romans, departed from Crotone for Africa, but allegedly not before slaughtering many of the Italic tribesmen who had supported him because they refused to go to Carthage.
It is now the capital of Crotone Province, and experiencing a small resurgence.
www.italianvisits.com /calabria/crotone   (1028 words)

 Crotone, Italy Hotel Information, Rate Comparison: Direct Prices, Discounters, Consolidators (CRV/all)
HOTEL IL CORSARO @ V VOLANDRINO LE CASTELLA, ISOLA CAPO RIZZUTO 88841 the hotel restaurant il corsaro, is situated in *le castella*, of the isola di capo rizzuto, in an enchanting position on the ionian coast of the province of crotone.
furthermore, the neighbourhood offers centers rich in history and tradition, such as crotone, isola di capo rizzuto, san severina and with the sila woodlands, there is every opportunity for excursions and trips.
finally, the favorable geographical position on the border between the provinces of cosenza and crotone, near to sibari and capo colonna, and the slopes of the sila plateau, makes it an ideal starting point for trips and excursions.
www.hotels-shopper.com /IT/CRV.html   (1084 words)

 Crotone Places - ZeroDelta.net: Your Travel Guide to Italy
In town or in the locality of vacation, here where to go to enjoy yourself an evening in company or the open air for a day time.
The Day of the Planetariums in Crotone March 20 2005 - In occasion of the XV World Day of the Planetariums, the Istituto Tecnico Nautico oganizes projections and observations under own cupola.
Exhibitions in Calabria Painting, sculpture, installations and photography in galleries of art and museums: a selection of the exhibitions in course in the region.
www.zerodelta.net /crotone-places.php   (347 words)

 Ancient  Origins   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Buildings from the Roman period were also founded in the sacred enclosure: a ”balneum with mosaic from the late republican era, the remains of a building with peristyle, traces of floor and the remains of a third century A.D. furnace”.
This is what is left of Croton, on whose streets strolled ancient soldiers and philosophers.
The many objects found in the excavations on the Heraion have to be found in the Crotone National Archeology Museum.
www.ipsia-kr.it /Socrates/ancient__origins.htm   (495 words)

 Crotone - Calabria's Ionian port
Crotone is none other than Cotrone, and indeed was known as such up until 1928.
Crotone A practical guide to Crotone, full of information and tourist resources.
Go sailing along the coast south of Crotone to the unspoilt beach of Soverato where you can dive into the crystal-clear waters of the Capo Rizzuto marine reserve.
www.italiaplease.com /eng/megazine/giroditalia/2001/07/crotone/index.html   (294 words)

 Farm holidays Crotone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Province of Crotone: List of farm holiday and fam-houses
The ancient Kroton, town and harbour of mar Ionian Sea rises on a small promontory on what the old town and the castle have place of business.
XVI, the national archaeological Museum, and the powerful castle that rises in panoramic position on the area of the Greek acropolis.
www.agriguida.com /farm/crotone.asp   (113 words)

 EMMEGI PRESS AGENCY 1996 | AGENZIA DI STAMPA INTERNAZIONALE | FIRENZE |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Provincia Regionale di Agrigento [Regional Province of Agrigento]
Provincia Regionale di Palermo [Regional Province of Palermo]
Provincia Regionale di Trapani [Regional Province of Trapani]
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 The Magna Graecia Itinerary
Then there are funeral objects for accompanying the dead, found in the tombs at Calanna near Reggio Calabria and from Grotteria in the province of Reggio and Drapia in the province of Vibo Valentia with jewels, utensils, axes and vases in terra-cotta.
The Iron age exhibits are of swords, buckles, vases and weights for hand-looms which have come from the necropolis at Torre Galli, near Tropea, in the province of Catanzaro, from Amendolara and Torano in the province of Cosenza and from Locri in the province of Reggio.
This is considered by the experts to be a true portrait, and because most of them judge it to be from the fifth century B.C. They also consider it to be the oldest Greek portrait.
neurolab.ing.unirc.it /tour/local/museo.htm   (927 words)

 Crotone - Calabria - Italy: the Municipalities
The Province of Crotone has a surface area of 1,717 sq km, with a total population of about 170,000 inhabitants.
The province was recently established with Law n.
The car abbreviation is a strange "KR", because when the province was established, all the possible regular combinations were already used, so the acronym was based on the ancient Greek name of the town: "Kroton".
www.italyworldclub.com /calabria/crotone   (107 words)

 Crotone Province (KR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The towns and suburbs of Crotone Province include:
My latest book on CD is titled Agrigento, Palermo and Catania Provinces (Italy) - A Reference for Researchers and is now available.
With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns.
www.gentracer.com /crotonepr.html   (72 words)

 Destinations: Isola di Capo Rizzuto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
It is located on the Ionian coast in the Province of Crotone, and though its name indicates that it is an island, it actually sits four kilometers from the sea on a hill overlooking the water.
You can reach the area from the train station at Crotone, which is 18 miles away, but Isola di Capo Rizzuto also has its own train station.
Buses are available from Crotone, Catanzaro, Bologna, Florence, Rome, Venice and Bari.
www.italiancookingandliving.com /travel/pf_text/isola_capo.html   (360 words)

 Crotone, Calabria, Pictures
Crotone (ancient Crotona), city, southern Italy, in Calabria Region, on the Gulf of Taranto.
It has an excellent, although small, harbor, is a center of trade in agricultural products, and has factories producing chemicals.
The city became a Roman possession in 277 BC.
www.greatestcities.com /Europe/Italy/Calabria/Crotone_ancient_Crotona_city_and_Province_regional_capital.html   (189 words)

 Calabria. Festivities and Celebrations.
The rite of the "Vattienti" (the fiagellants) at Nocera Terinese (in the province of Lamezia Terme) which has survived the centuries, is both drammatic and moving.
For the Grecian communities, which are all to be found in the south of the Calabrian peninsular, the most important annual event is their meeting at Bova, the town near Reggio Calabria which they have chosen as their moral capital.
The Grecian communities are to be found in the province of Reggio Calabria and inhabit the area which stretches from Bova to Condofuri.
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