Mercato San Severino

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Mercato San Severino
Comune
Comune di Mercato San Severino
Railway station
Railway station
Coat of arms of Mercato San Severino
Coat of arms
Mercato San Severino within the Province of Salerno
Mercato San Severino within the Province of Salerno
Mercato San Severino is located in Italy
Mercato San Severino
Mercato San Severino
Location of Mercato San Severino in Italy
Coordinates: 40°47′N 14°45′E / 40.783°N 14.750°E / 40.783; 14.750
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Acigliano, Acquarola, Capocasale,
Carifi, Ciorani, Corticelle,
Costa, Curteri, Galdo di Carifi,
Lombardi, Monticelli di Sopra, Monticelli di Sotto, Oscato,
Ospizio, Pandola, Piazza del Galdo,
Priscoli, Sant'Angelo in Macerata, Sant'Eustachio, San Vincenzo,
Spiano, Torello, Valle-Marigliano.
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Romano
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 260 m (850 ft)
Population (1 April 2009[1])
 • Total 21,432
 • Density 710/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym Sanseverinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84085
Dialing code 089
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day 16 August
Website Official website

Mercato San Severino is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy.

Geography[edit]

Mercato San Severino shares borders with the municipalities of Baronissi, Bracigliano, Castel San Giorgio, Cava de' Tirreni, Fisciano, Montoro Inferiore (AV), Roccapiemonte and Siano.

It contains 23 civil parishes (frazioni): Acigliano, Acquarola, Capocasale, Carifi, Ciorani, Corticelle, Costa, Curteri, Galdo di Carifi, Lombardi, Monticelli di Sopra, Monticelli di Sotto, Oscato Ospizio, Pandola, Piazza del Galdo, Priscoli, Sant'Angelo in Macerata, Sant'Eustachio, San Vincenzo, Spiano, Torello and Valle-Marigliano.

Transport[edit]

Mercato San Severino is served by two railway stations: Mercato San Severino is located in the middle of the town, on the lines Salerno-Avellino-Benevento and Mercato San Severino-Sarno-Nocera Inferiore. On this second line is located the stop of Valle, in the same-named suburb of Sant'Angelo in Macerata.

It is served by the A30 motorway (Salerno-Caserta) at the same-named exit (located near Curteri), and also by the RA 02 (Salerno-Avellino) at the exit "Fisciano-Mercato San Severino".

Twin towns[edit]

Personalities[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat

External links[edit]

Media related to Mercato San Severino at Wikimedia Commons