Andretta

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Not to be confused with Andretta, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Andretta
Comune
Comune di Andretta
Andretta is located in Italy
Andretta
Andretta
Location of Andretta in Italy
Coordinates: 40°56′18″N 15°19′33″E / 40.93833°N 15.32583°E / 40.93833; 15.32583Coordinates: 40°56′18″N 15°19′33″E / 40.93833°N 15.32583°E / 40.93833; 15.32583
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Avellino (AV)
Frazioni Mattinella
Government
 • Mayor Angelantonio Caruso
Area
 • Total 43.61 km2 (16.84 sq mi)
Elevation 840 m (2,760 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,188
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym Andrettesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83040
Dialing code 0827
Patron saint Saint Anthony of Padua
Saint day 5 September
Website Official website

Andretta is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy. Andretta is twinned with the Town of Ramapo, New York.

Geography[edit]

The little town, whose population was greatly reduced by emigration, rises on a high hill in the Apennines dominating the valley of the Ofanto river.

History[edit]

The area has traces of settlement from the Bronze Age (1000 BC), as well as Samnite and Roman remains. The earliest historical mention however is in 1124, when it was ruled by the Norman Folleville; other lords were the Zurlo and Caracciolo families

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