Novi Velia

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Not to be confused with the ancient Greek town of Velia.
Novi Velia
Comune
Comune di Novi Velia
The town of Novi Velia
The town of Novi Velia
Coat of arms of Novi Velia
Coat of arms
Novi Velia is located in Italy
Novi Velia
Novi Velia
Location of Novi Velia in Italy
Coordinates: 40°13′N 15°17′E / 40.217°N 15.283°E / 40.217; 15.283
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Government
 • Mayor Maria Ricchiuti
Area
 • Total 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Elevation 648 m (2,126 ft)
Population (1 January 2009[1])
 • Total 2,257
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym Novesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84060
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint St. Nicholas
Saint day 6 December
Website Official website

Novi Velia is a town and comune of the Province of Salerno, in the southern Cilento region. It is in the Campania region, of southern Italy.

The town takes its name from the ancient Greek town of Velia, whose archaeological remains are located nearby.

Novi Velia is within Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, and the comune contains Monte Gelbison.

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat.

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