Furore

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Furore
Comune
Comune di Furore
The fiordo of Furore.
The fiordo of Furore.
Coat of arms of Furore
Coat of arms
Furore is located in Italy
Furore
Furore
Location of Furore in Italy
Coordinates: 40°37′17″N 14°32′58″E / 40.62139°N 14.54944°E / 40.62139; 14.54944
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Government
 • Mayor Raffaele Ferraioli
Area
 • Total 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)
 • Total 850
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym Furoresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84010
Dialing code 089
Patron saint St. Paschal Baylon
Saint day 13 August
Website Official website

Furore is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Furore is located in the Coast of Amalfi.

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Furore expands from the sea level, where there is the hamlet of the Fiordo di Furore, and a little civil parish partly belonging to Praiano named Marina di Praia, up to Agerola (550 meters above sea level). The village is subdivided into 3 districts (contrade): Cicala (Sant'Elia), Ciuccio (Santo Jaco) and Gatta (Sant'Agnelo).

Main sights[edit]

  • the so-called fiordo fjord di Furore, in fact a ria created by the Schiato torrent which flows here from Agerola.
  • Church of Sant'Elia
  • Saint Giacomo Church, with a collection of religious iconography of female Saints. [1]
  • Saint Michele Church, with an overlapping of Gothic elements, such as the sharp arch, with Romanesque figurative decorations. [1]
  • The open air museum of Murals, along the road, painted on the walls of the houses of Furore.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Furore Churches: St Elia, St Giacomo, St Michele". amalfi-coast.com. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Furore at Wikimedia Commons