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Palmi (Italian pronunciation: [ˈpalmi]; Sicilian-Calabrian dialect: Pàrmi, Latin: Palmae) is a comune (municipality) of about 19,303 inhabitants in the province of Reggio Calabria in Calabria. It is seat of the district, which includes 33 municipalities in the plain of Palmi, with a population of approximately 170,000 inhabitants. With the nearby beaches of Marina di Palmi and Lido di Palmi, overlooking the Violet coast, the city is a major seaside resort thanks to its landscape, which has led writers and poets to call it the "terrace on the Strait of Messina". In addition to being the main administrative center, office and school of the Tyrrhenian coast of the province of Reggio Calabria, Palmi was also an important agricultural and commercial center and a bishopric of Roman Catholic Diocese of Oppido Mamertina-Palmi. For centuries, the city was one of the most important cultural centers of Calabria in the literary, musical, historical and archaeological interest. Gave birth, among others, to the famous composer Francesco Cilea, and the writer Leonida Repaci and houses the museum complex of the House of Culture and the Archaeological park of Tauriani, on the ruins of the ancient city of Tauriana. In the latter lived in Saint Fantino, saint oldest of Calabria and the crypt, which contained his remains, is currently the oldest catholic place of worship in the region. In addition to Palmi are celebrated two holidays of national importance. The two events are the Varia di Palmi, inserted in 2013 in the UNESCO "Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity", and the feast of Saint Roch with the "procession of barbed wire".

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Facts and Stats for Palmi*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palmi

    Know the pollution level of Palmi before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 75 (High)
  • Palmi: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Palmi for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Palmi.

    • Burglary and Theft 75 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 75 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 100 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 100 (Very High)
    • Attacks 100 (Very High)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 100 (Very High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 75 (High)
  • Living in Palmi - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 29.69 (Low)
    • Climate Index 97.52 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 22.22 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Palmi

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palmi

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.81 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 35.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.38 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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