Ascea

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Ascea
Comune
Comune di Ascea
Marina di Ascea.
Marina di Ascea.
Coat of arms of Ascea
Coat of arms
Ascea is located in Italy
Ascea
Ascea
Location of Ascea in Italy
Coordinates: 40°09′N 15°11′E / 40.150°N 15.183°E / 40.150; 15.183
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno
Frazioni Baronia, Catona, Mandia, Marina di Ascea, Salice, Stampella, Terradura, Velia
Government
 • Mayor Mario Rizzo
Area
 • Total 37 km2 (14 sq mi)
Elevation 225 m (738 ft)
Population (1 January 2011)[1]
 • Total 5,830
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym Asceoti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84046
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Website Official website

Ascea is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. In the communal territory are the Greek ruins of Velia.

Overview[edit]

It is part of the Cilento traditional area and the maritime touristic part of the municipality is the Marina di Ascea. The town is located on the beach and is popular with European tourists in the summer months.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links[edit]

Media related to Ascea at Wikimedia Commons