Castiglione del Genovesi

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Castiglione del Genovesi
Comune
Comune di Castiglione del Genovesi
Castiglione del Genovesi (SA) 2.JPG
Coat of arms of Castiglione del Genovesi
Coat of arms
Castiglione within the Province of Salerno
Castiglione within the Province of Salerno
Castiglione del Genovesi is located in Italy
Castiglione del Genovesi
Castiglione del Genovesi
Location of Castiglione del Genovesi in Italy
Coordinates: 40°44′N 14°51′E / 40.733°N 14.850°E / 40.733; 14.850
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Camillo Sorgente
Area
 • Total 10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Population (1 December 2009[1])
 • Total 1,368
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym Castiglionesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84090
Dialing code 089
Website Official website

Castigloine del Genovesi is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

History[edit]

Until 1862 it was known simply as Castiglione. It takes its current name from the philosopher and economist Antonio Genovesi, who was born here in 1713.

Geography[edit]

Located on the hillside below Monna Mountain, part of the Monti Picentini Regional Park, Castiglione borders with the municipalities of Baronissi, Fisciano, Giffoni Sei Casali, Salerno, San Cipriano Picentino and San Mango Piemonte. It has no hamlets (frazioni).

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat

External links[edit]

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