Sicignano degli Alburni

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Sicignano degli Alburni
Comune
Comune di Sicignano degli Alburni
View with the castle
View with the castle
Coat of arms of Sicignano degli Alburni
Coat of arms
Sicignano degli Alburni within the Province of Salerno
Sicignano degli Alburni within the Province of Salerno
Sicignano degli Alburni is located in Italy
Sicignano degli Alburni
Sicignano degli Alburni
Location of Sicignano degli Alburni in Italy
Coordinates: 40°33′34.8″N 15°18′25.2″E / 40.559667°N 15.307000°E / 40.559667; 15.307000Coordinates: 40°33′34.8″N 15°18′25.2″E / 40.559667°N 15.307000°E / 40.559667; 15.307000
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Castelluccio Cosentino, Galdo degli Alburni, Scorzo, Terranova, Zuppino
Government
 • Mayor Alfonso Amato
Area
 • Total 80.57 km2 (31.11 sq mi)
Elevation 605 m (1,985 ft)
Population (2010-12-31)[1]
 • Total 3,311
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Sicignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84029
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint St. Matthew
Saint day 7 April
Website Official website

Sicignano degli Alburni (also known simply as Sicignano) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southern Italy. As of 2010 its population was of 3,311.[1]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

Sicignano is located between the valley of the Tanagro river and the Alburni mountain range; its territory lying mostly within the Parco nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano.

The municipality is bordered by Auletta, Buccino, Castelcivita, Contursi Terme, Ottati, Palomonte, Petina and Postiglione.

Frazioni[edit]

Sicignano has got 5 civil parishes (frazioni):

Village Population Coordinates
Castelluccio Cosentino
250
Galdo degli Alburni
300
Scorzo
800
Terranova
200
Zuppino
700

The municipality includes also several inhabited localities, mainly composed by few scattered farms. The localities are: Acquara, Acqua della Battaglia, Acqua Salice, Arestusa, Bauso, Buonocanto, Casale, Cerzolle, Colasoria, Corticelle, Cropana, Galdo Scalo, Giungarico, Padula, Padule, Patricella,[2] Pellicara, Piesco, Rotale, Sant'Arsenio, Santa Croce, San Giovanni, San Licandro (Sicignano Scalo), Taverna Castello, Tempa delle Ginestre, Tempe, Varamanna and Vignali.

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2010
  2. ^ Also named Patricelle

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