Manocalzati

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Manocalzati
Comune
Comune di Manocalzati
Manocalzati is located in Italy
Manocalzati
Manocalzati
Location of Manocalzati in Italy
Coordinates: 40°56′33″N 14°51′2″E / 40.94250°N 14.85056°E / 40.94250; 14.85056Coordinates: 40°56′33″N 14°51′2″E / 40.94250°N 14.85056°E / 40.94250; 14.85056
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Avellino (AV)
Frazioni San Barbato
Area
 • Total 8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (1 June 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,275
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Demonym Manocalzatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83030
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint San Marco
Saint day 25 April
Website Official website

Manocalzati is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Southern Italy. The area produces chestnuts, nuts and grapes. In 2005, the population was 3,156. Its elevation is 450 metres (1,480 ft) above sea level.

History[edit]

Traces from the Iron Age indicate this town existed in the 8th century BC.

Manocalzati was a fiefdom of the San Barbato family. The town retains its medieval charm, with narrow streets and lovely palaces with decorated portals of the 18th and 19th centuries. There are two well preserved churches from the 18th century; Saint Michael (belltower built in the 16th century) and Saint Anna. The town's patron saint is Saint Mark the Evangelist.

Within Manocalzati is San Barbato, a small hamlet overlooking the Serinese valley. Its medieval architecture is composed of houses surrounding a medieval castle.

Geography[edit]

  • Zip/postal code: 83030
  • Phone Area Code: 0825
  • ISTAT code: 015064046
  • Elevation: 450 metres (1,480 ft) above sea level.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/6/2009

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