Andretta

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Andretta
Comune di Andretta
Location of Andretta
Andretta is located in Italy
Andretta
Andretta
Location of Andretta in Italy
Andretta is located in Campania
Andretta
Andretta
Andretta (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°56′18″N 15°19′33″E / 40.93833°N 15.32583°E / 40.93833; 15.32583Coordinates: 40°56′18″N 15°19′33″E / 40.93833°N 15.32583°E / 40.93833; 15.32583
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniMattinella
Government
 • MayorInes Giannini
Area
 • Total43.65 km2 (16.85 sq mi)
Elevation
840 m (2,760 ft)
Population
(31 December 2017)
 • Total1,853
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Andrettesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83040
Dialing code0827
ISTAT code064003
Patron saintSaint Anthony of Padua
Saint day5 September
WebsiteOfficial website

Andretta is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy.

Geography[edit]

The little town, whose population was greatly reduced by emigration, rises on a high hill in the Apennines dominating the valley of the Ofanto river.

History[edit]

The area has traces of settlement from the Bronze Age (1000 BC), as well as Samnite and Roman remains. The earliest historical mention however is in 1124, when it was ruled by the Norman Folleville; other lords were the Zurlo and Caracciolo families.

Twin towns[edit]

  • United States Ramapo, United States, since 1996

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