Pratola Serra

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Pratola Serra
Comune
Comune di Pratola Serra
Pratola Serra is located in Italy
Pratola Serra
Pratola Serra
Location of Pratola Serra in Italy
Coordinates: 40°59′N 14°51′E / 40.983°N 14.850°E / 40.983; 14.850Coordinates: 40°59′N 14°51′E / 40.983°N 14.850°E / 40.983; 14.850
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Avellino (AV)
Frazioni Serra di Pratola, San Michele di Pratola, Nocione, Acquaviva, Saudelle, Cocciacavallo
Area
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 3,700
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Pratolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83039
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint Madonna Addolorata and San Gerardo
Saint day First Sunday in September
Website Official website

Pratola Serra is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy.

Pratola Serra seen from Prata Principato Ultra

The area of the comune spread on the right bank of the Sabato river. The oldest part of the comune is the village of Serra di Pratola that lie on a hill overlooking the Sabato river valley. The village of Pratola was born later stretching along a major road to Apulia. It lies in the valley and later has spread on the nearby hills. The comune was born in 1812 merging the two villages of Pratola and Serra. The village of Pratola since then has become the major town of the comune and it is the seat of the town hall.


References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Population 31/12/2010