Postiglione

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Postiglione
Comune
Comune di Postiglione
The castle in town's center
The castle in town's center
Postiglione within the Province of Salerno
Postiglione is located in Italy
Postiglione
Postiglione
Location of Postiglione in Italy
Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo, Zancuso
Area
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation 615 m (2,018 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 2,312
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym Postiglionesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84026
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint San Giorgio and San Nicola
Saint day 31 July
Website Official website

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

Geography[edit]

Located in Cilento, below the Alburni mountains, borders with the municipalities of Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Castelcivita, Controne, Contursi Terme, Serre and Sicignano degli Alburni.

Postiglione counts 5 frazioni: Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo and Zancuso. Canneto, located on the road between Postiglione and Controne, is the most populated one.

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 Postiglione at Wikimedia Commons