Altavilla Irpina

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Altavilla Irpina
Comune
Comune di Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina is located in Italy
Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina
Location of Altavilla Irpina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°0′29″N 14°46′56″E / 41.00806°N 14.78222°E / 41.00806; 14.78222Coordinates: 41°0′29″N 14°46′56″E / 41.00806°N 14.78222°E / 41.00806; 14.78222
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Avellino (AV)
Frazioni San Trifone, Pannone di sotto, Pannone di sopra, Belvedere, Ponte dei Santi, Pincera, Toro, Sassano, Russo
Area
 • Total 14.10 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Elevation 334 m (1,096 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 4,233
 • Density 300/km2 (780/sq mi)
Demonym Altavillesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83011
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint St. Bernardine of Siena
Saint day May 20
Website Official website

Altavilla Irpina is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy.

History[edit]

According to some scholars, it would coincide with the Poetilia mentioned by Vergil in his Aeneid. The town had subsequently the names of Scandiano, Altacoda, Altacauda, sino until the current, deriving from the Norman Hauteville family.

Transportation[edit]

It has a station on the Avellino-Benevento railway line

Distances to the main Italian Cities :

Rome 263 km
Milan 809 km
Naples 70,8 km
Florence 508 km
Turin 928 km
Palermo 412 km
Genova 736 km
Bologna 622 km
Bari 213 km
Venice 770 km