San Giovanni a Piro

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San Giovanni a Piro
Comune
Comune di San Giovanni a Piro
Sanctuary of Pietrasanta
Sanctuary of Pietrasanta
San Giovanni within the Province of Salerno
San Giovanni within the Province of Salerno
San Giovanni a Piro is located in Italy
San Giovanni a Piro
San Giovanni a Piro
Location of San Giovanni a Piro in Italy
Coordinates: 40°3′4.68″N 15°27′3.6″E / 40.0513000°N 15.451000°E / 40.0513000; 15.451000Coordinates: 40°3′4.68″N 15°27′3.6″E / 40.0513000°N 15.451000°E / 40.0513000; 15.451000
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Bosco, Scario
Area
 • Total 37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,868
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym Sangiovannesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84070
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint Madonna of Pietrasanta
Saint day Last sunday of May
Website Official website

San Giovanni a Piro is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southern Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 3,868.[1]

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The town is located on a hill on the road linking Marina di Camerota to Policastro Bussentino. The municipality counts part of the coastal area of Porto Infreschi, in which is located the Sanctuary of Pietrasanta. It borders with the municipalities of Camerota, Roccagloriosa, Santa Marina and Torre Orsaia.

San Giovanni a Piro counts two hamlets (frazioni):

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Media related to San Giovanni a Piro at Wikimedia Commons