Polla

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Not to be confused with Pölla.
Polla
Comune
Comune di Polla
View of Polla from Tanagro river shore
View of Polla from Tanagro river shore
Polla within the Province of Salerno and Campania
Polla within the Province of Salerno and Campania
Polla is located in Italy
Polla
Polla
Location of Polla in Italy
Coordinates: 40°31′N 15°30′E / 40.517°N 15.500°E / 40.517; 15.500Coordinates: 40°31′N 15°30′E / 40.517°N 15.500°E / 40.517; 15.500
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Area
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 468 m (1,535 ft)
Population (31 July 2010)
 • Total 5,305
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym Pollesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84035
Dialing code 0975
Patron saint San Nicola
Saint day 6 December
Website Official website

Polla is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy. In 2010 its population was 5,305.[1]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Polla is located in north of the Vallo di Diano, close to the Alburni mountain range and is crossed by Tanagro river. It borders with the municipalities of Atena Lucana, Auletta, Brienza (PZ), Caggiano, Corleto Monforte, Pertosa, Sant'Angelo Le Fratte (PZ) and Sant'Arsenio.

Famous residents[edit]

Nicola Peccheneda, an 18th-century painter, was a native.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (Italian) Source: Istat

External links[edit]

Media related to Polla at Wikimedia Commons