Baronissi

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Baronissi
Comune
Comune di Baronissi
Panoramic view of Baronissi
Panoramic view of Baronissi
Coat of arms of Baronissi
Coat of arms
Baronissi within the Province of Salerno and Campania
Baronissi within the Province of Salerno and Campania
Baronissi is located in Italy
Baronissi
Baronissi
Location of Baronissi in Italy
Coordinates: 40°45′N 14°46′E / 40.750°N 14.767°E / 40.750; 14.767Coordinates: 40°45′N 14°46′E / 40.750°N 14.767°E / 40.750; 14.767
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Acquamela, Aiello, Antessano,
Capo Saragnano, Caprecano,
Casal Barone, Casal Siniscalco,
Fusara, Orignano, Saragnano, Sava
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Moscatiello
(since June 2009)
Area
 • Total 17 km2 (7 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)
 • Total 16,425
 • Density 970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Demonym Baroniensi or Baronissesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84081
Dialing code 089
Patron saint St. Francis of Assisi
Saint day 4 October
Website Official website

Baronissi is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is home to a campus of the University of Salerno.

History[edit]

The town develops from the original old area named Casali.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated 7 km north of Salerno and it's far 35 from Avellino. The bordering municipalities are Castiglione del Genovesi, Cava de' Tirreni, Fisciano, Mercato San Severino, Pellezzano and Salerno.

Its eleven hamlets (frazioni) are Acquamela, Aiello, Antessano, Capo Saragnano, Caprecano, Casal Barone, Casal Siniscalco, Fusara, Orignano, Saragnano and Sava (the most populated one).

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External links[edit]

Media related to Baronissi at Wikimedia Commons