About us

logo_MibactThe State Archives are branch offices of the Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities pianta(Ministero dei beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo , also called MiBACT). They work under the supervision of the Direzione Generale degli Archivi (DGA).

Established in each  Region’s Main City, the State Archives preserve , protect and promote written testimony of Public Corporations’  Institutional Activities .

platea castrovillariThe State Archives of Cosenza were established by a specific organic law in November 12, 1818, under the name of Archivio Provinciale di Calabria Citra. 

The branch of the State Archives in the city of Castrovillari was established by a law on april 10th  1959.