|Comune di Sala Consilina|
Panoramic view of Sala Consilina
Sala Consilina within the Province of Salerno
|Frazioni||Quattro Querce, Trinità, Sant'Antonio, Grecia, Santo Leo, San Raffaele, San Sebastiano, San Rocco|
|• Mayor||Gaetano Ferrari (since May 2007)|
|• Total||59 km2 (23 sq mi)|
|Elevation||614 m (2,014 ft)|
|Population (31 July 2010)|
|• Density||220/km2 (560/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Michael|
|Saint day||September 29|
The ancient village of Consilinum was built during the Roman age.
Sala Consilina is located in the middle area of Vallo di Diano, close to the borders of Campania with Basilicata. The bordering municipalities are Atena Lucana, Brienza (PZ), Marsico Nuovo (PZ), Padula, Sassano and Teggiano.
Sala Consilina was arguably the birthplace of Giovanni Martini, a trumpeter that served in Italy with Giuseppe Garibaldi and later joined the United States Army, serving with George Armstrong Custer and participating in the Battle of Little Big Horn. Martini is now buried at the Cypress Hill Cemetery in Brooklyn.
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