Serrara Fontana

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Serrara Fontana
Comune
Comune di Serrara Fontana
Coat of arms of Serrara Fontana
Coat of arms
Serrara Fontana is located in Italy
Serrara Fontana
Serrara Fontana
Location of Serrara Fontana in Italy
Coordinates: 40°43′N 13°54′E / 40.717°N 13.900°E / 40.717; 13.900
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Naples (NA)
Government
 • Mayor Cesare Mattera
Area
 • Total 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 3,179
 • Density 470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Serraresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 80070
Dialing code 081
Patron saint Saint Vincent
Saint day 5 April
Website Official website

Serrara Fontana is a comune (municipality) on the Ischia island, in the Province of Naples of the Italian region Campania.

It is the highest and the smallest comune of the island. It was created by the union of the former villages of Serrara and Fontana.

Its territory comprises several small villages: Noia, Calimera, Ciglio, Succhivo, Sant'Angelo that go from the mountain to the sea.

Serrara Fontana borders the following municipalities: Barano d'Ischia, Casamicciola Terme, Forio.

German chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband spend their summer vacation in the region on a regular basis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Merkel on vacation on Ischia: a call to the mayor Spiegel Online 03. April 2013 (German)