The Italian town to pay $ 10 thousand. Besides, who will move to live and give birth to a child
• In the Italian town to pay 10 thousand. Dollars to anyone who will move to live and give birth to a child
The Italian city with a shrinking population offers new residents a $ 10 thousand for the relocation and birth of a child.
The mayor of the locale of the city, located in the north-west of Italy, offers cash to attract as many new families, thus increasing the number of community of the city.
Anyone who wants to move to a picturesque alpine communes in the mountainous region of Piedmont may receive up to 10 thousand dollars for 3 years, making lokanam home. Giovanni Bruno Mattiet (Giovanni Bruno Mattiet), mayor of the locale made the best offer in the hope to stop the outflow of residents leaving the village, and the local community to save from extinction.
First Mattiet appealed to Italians or foreigners already residing in Italy, but now he has decided to give an opportunity to take advantage of the offer and non-Italians after the disappointing results of living abroad.
As the number of young couples and children in the community decreased, the community was forced to close shops, restaurants and other amenities, but now even become a question of closing a single school.
In the early 1900s in lokanam lived more than 7,000 inhabitants, but today this figure has dropped to less than 1,500.
In the past year, the city had recorded 40 deaths, while there are only born 10 babies, a similar relationship was observed in previous years.
Mayor locale his interview with CNN, he said: "People have left to seek work in the big factories of Turin. Our school every year faced the risk of closure, because it trained a few students. I can not let that happen. Basically, we aim to attract young people and professionals who work remotely or are willing to start work here. "
"There are dozens of closed shops, bars, restaurants and boutiques, awaiting new people. Locale offers a healthy lifestyle, good food and folklore fairs all year round ", - added the mayor.
The area extends Locana 132 sq. kilometers of the mountain peaks of the National Park of Gran Paradiso, offering fresh air and such outdoor activities like fishing, skating, hiking, rock climbing, swimming, soccer and tennis.
Houses in the stunning mountain town made of stone and wood with a typical pointy tiled roofs and walls with frescoes covered with flowers.
Now these old bridges crossing clear streams, valleys and chestnut forests, secluded chapels, abandoned houses, collapsing dairy farm, mill and copper mines in need of renovation. And although the town itself is small, it makes quite a lot of money on the back of the sale of hydroelectric power to the state.
Low taxes, excellent quality of life, cheap maintenance and rental transformed many areas of Italy, dying in shelters for foreign retirees.
add, that in the Sicilian cities such as Partanna, Caltabellotta, Julian, Siculiana and Chanchal renting an apartment of 50 square meters costs only 172 dollars a month.
The other town in Piedmont, is also trying to attract new residents, offers to pay $ 1144 to anyone with a child born there, and another $ 2288 to anyone who wants to start in this place and register your business.
Bergomezzavalle, located on the border of Italy and Switzerland, also offers the abandoned houses, barns and stables only 1 euro, and the condition is that these acquired for token money collapsing buildings need to be renovated for 2 years.