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For the saint, see Centola and Helen.
Comune di Centola
Centola within the Province of Salerno
Centola within the Province of Salerno
Location of Centola in Italy
Coordinates: 40°04′N 15°19′E / 40.067°N 15.317°E / 40.067; 15.317Coordinates: 40°04′N 15°19′E / 40.067°N 15.317°E / 40.067; 15.317
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Foria, Palinuro, San Nicola, San Severino
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 336 m (1,102 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)
 • Total 4,825
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym Centolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84051
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint Sant'Apollonio
Saint day -
Website Official website

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


Located in southern Cilento, Centola borders with the municipalities of Camerota, Celle di Bulgheria, Montano Antilia, Pisciotta and San Mauro la Bruca.

The municipality counts 4 hamlets[1] ("frazioni"):

  • Palinuro: The greatest one, located by the sea
  • Foria: Located not too far from Centola
  • San Severino: Notable for its medieval ruins, located by "Centola" railway station
  • San Nicola: The littlest hamlet of the comune

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Media related to Centola at Wikimedia Commons