Gioia Tauro

Italy 07.31 (Europe/Rome)
Gioia Tauro is a comune in the province of Reggio Calabria, in Calabria, on the Tyrrhenian coast. It has an important port, situated along the route connecting Suez to Gibraltar, one of the busiest maritime corridors in the world.
Map showing the location of Gioia Tauro

About The Port

Handles primarily container and Ro-Ro traffic. The port and its surrounding area have an overall surface area of 644 ha., which may be sub-divided into three parts; 171 ha. of water surface, 255 ha. of land, 218 ha. for industrial establishments contiguous to the port area; another area of 110 ha. of land at elevation 35 m. has been set aside for industrial establishments.

On the west coast of Italy,15 n.m. NE of the Messina Strait.

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