Aiello del Sabato

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Aiello del Sabato
Comune
Comune di Aiello del Sabato
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Coat of arms of Aiello del Sabato
Coat of arms
Aiello del Sabato is located in Italy
Aiello del Sabato
Aiello del Sabato
Location of Aiello del Sabato in Italy
Coordinates: 40°53′N 14°49′E / 40.883°N 14.817°E / 40.883; 14.817
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
Frazioni Sabina, San Raffaele, Tavernola San Felice
Government
 • Mayor Ernesto Urciuoli
Area
 • Total 10.83 km2 (4.18 sq mi)
Elevation 425 m (1,394 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)
 • Total 3,971
 • Density 370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Aiellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83020
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day January 20
Website Official website

Aiello del Sabato is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy. Its name derives from the Latin agellus (meaning "field") and from the Sabato river, an affluent of the Calore Irpino.

Archaeological excavations have proven a human presence in the area from as early as the Roman era, and perhaps from the Palaeolithic Age. Aiello was however documented for the first time in 1045 AD.