Colliano

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Colliano
Comune
Comune di Colliano
View of Colliano and Collianello (on the top of the hill)
View of Colliano and Collianello (on the top of the hill)
Colliano within the Province of Salerno
Colliano within the Province of Salerno
Colliano is located in Italy
Colliano
Colliano
Location of Colliano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°44′N 15°17′E / 40.733°N 15.283°E / 40.733; 15.283Coordinates: 40°44′N 15°17′E / 40.733°N 15.283°E / 40.733; 15.283
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Bagni, Bisigliano, Collianello, Macchia Grande, Macchia Piccola, San Vittore, Sasso, Valle di Raio
Area
 • Total 54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,813
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Collianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84020
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint St. Leo X
Saint day 20 July
Website Official website

Colliano is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. The name is likely related to the Italian word, collinare, which means hill top.

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Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Buccino, Contursi Terme, Laviano, Muro Lucano (PZ, Basilicata region), Oliveto Citra, Palomonte, San Gregorio Magno and Valva.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009

External links[edit]

Media related to Colliano at Wikimedia Commons