Ascea

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Ascea
Comune di Ascea
Marina di Ascea.
Marina di Ascea.
Coat of arms of Ascea
Coat of arms
Location of Ascea
Ascea is located in Italy
Ascea
Ascea
Location of Ascea in Italy
Ascea is located in Campania
Ascea
Ascea
Ascea (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°09′N 15°11′E / 40.150°N 15.183°E / 40.150; 15.183
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno
FrazioniBaronia, Catona, Mandia, Marina di Ascea, Salice, Stampella, Terradura, Velia
Government
 • MayorPietro D'Angiolillo
Area
 • Total37.45 km2 (14.46 sq mi)
Elevation
225 m (738 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,855
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Asceoti
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84046
Dialing code0974
Patron saintSt. Nicholas of Bari
WebsiteOfficial website

Ascea (Cilentan: Ascìa) 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. It is part of the Cilento traditional area; 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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  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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