Montecorvino Pugliano

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Montecorvino Pugliano
Comune
Comune di Montecorvino Pugliano
View of Pugliano.
View of Pugliano.
Coat of arms of Montecorvino Pugliano
Coat of arms
Montecorvino Pugliano within the  Province of Salerno and Campania
Montecorvino Pugliano within the
Province of Salerno and Campania
Montecorvino Pugliano is located in Italy
Montecorvino Pugliano
Montecorvino Pugliano
Location of Montecorvino Pugliano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°41′N 14°57′E / 40.683°N 14.950°E / 40.683; 14.950
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Bivio Pratole, Pagliarone, Pugliano, Santa Tecla, San Vito, Torello
Government
 • Mayor Domenico Di Giorgio
Area
 • Total 28.72 km2 (11.09 sq mi)
Elevation 42 m (138 ft)
Population (1 December 2009[1])
 • Total 9,888
 • Density 340/km2 (890/sq mi)
Demonym Puglianesi, Santateclesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84090
Dialing code 089
Patron saint St. Bernardino of Siena
Saint day 20 May
Website Official website

Montecorvino Pugliano is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy. The communal seat is in Pugliano and no one of the populated places in the municipality is called "Montecorvino", a toponym related to the nearby commune of Montecorvino Rovella.

Geography[edit]

Montecorvino borders with the municipalities of Bellizzi, Giffoni Valle Piana, Montecorvino Rovella and Pontecagnano Faiano.

It includes the frazioni of Pugliano (seat), Bivio Pratole, Pagliarone, Santa Tecla, San Vito and Torello.

Main sights[edit]

In south of Santa Tecla, near the road linking the village to Faiano, there are located some ancient Roman Thermae (40°39′51″N 14°55′10″E / 40.66412°N 14.91956°E / 40.66412; 14.91956) with a spring of sulphurous water.[2]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Montecorvino Pugliano at Wikimedia Commons