Petina, Campania

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Petina
Comune
Comune di Petina
View from below with a peak of the Alburni
View from below with a peak of the Alburni
Petina is located in Italy
Petina
Petina
Location of Petina in Italy
Coordinates: 40°32′N 15°22′E / 40.533°N 15.367°E / 40.533; 15.367Coordinates: 40°32′N 15°22′E / 40.533°N 15.367°E / 40.533; 15.367
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Area
 • Total 35.09 km2 (13.55 sq mi)
Elevation 649 m (2,129 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 1,227
 • Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84020
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint Sant'Onofrio
Saint day 2 August
Website Official website

Petina is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on the Alburni mountain range, close to Basilicata region, and borders with the municipalities of Auletta, Corleto Monforte, Ottati, Sant'Angelo a Fasanella and Sicignano degli Alburni.

It is served by the A3 motorway (exit "Petina") and counts a railway station on the Sicignano-Lagonegro line, a railway line closed in 1987 due to modernization works.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009

External links[edit]

Media related to Petina at Wikimedia Commons