Sassano

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Sassano
Comune
Comune di Sassano
Sassano within the Province of Salerno
Sassano within the Province of Salerno
Sassano is located in Italy
Sassano
Sassano
Location of Sassano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°20′N 15°34′E / 40.333°N 15.567°E / 40.333; 15.567Coordinates: 40°20′N 15°34′E / 40.333°N 15.567°E / 40.333; 15.567
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Caiazzano, Peglio, San Rocco, Santa Maria, Silla, Varco Notar Ercole
Area
 • Total 47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 5,070
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym Sassanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84038
Dialing code 0975
Patron saint San Giovanni Battista
Website Official website

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

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Buonabitacolo, Monte San Giacomo, Padula, Sala Consilina, Sanza and Teggiano. Its frazioni are Caiazzano, Peglio, San Rocco, Santa Maria, Silla and Varco Notar Ercole.

Prehistory[edit]

The area is notable as the only known inland site in Italy with a significant quantity of Mycenean pottery.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009
  2. ^ van Wijngaarden, Gert Jan (2002). Use and Appreciation of Mycenean Pottery in the Levant, Cyprus, and Italy (1600-1200 BC). Amsterdam University Press. p. 205. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sassano at Wikimedia Commons