Camerota

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Camerota
Comune
Comune di Camerota
Panoramic view of Camerota
Panoramic view of Camerota
Camerota within the Province of Salerno
Camerota within the Province of Salerno
Camerota is located in Italy
Camerota
Camerota
Location of Camerota in Italy
Coordinates: 40°02′N 15°22′E / 40.033°N 15.367°E / 40.033; 15.367Coordinates: 40°02′N 15°22′E / 40.033°N 15.367°E / 40.033; 15.367
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Lentiscosa, Licusati, Marina di Camerota
Area
 • Total 70.18 km2 (27.10 sq mi)
Elevation 422 m (1,385 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 6,751
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Camerotani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84040 (Camerota)
84050 (Lentiscosa, Licusati)
84059 (Marina di Camerota)
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint San Vincenzo
Saint day April 5
Website Official website
OSM map of Camerota municipality showing the chief town and the 3 hamlets

Camerota is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011, its population was of 6,751.[1]

History[edit]

Its toponym could come from the Greek word "καμαρὸτος" (kamaròtos), menaning curved; or from the Latin word "camurus", with the same meaning.[2]

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

Camerota a hill town is situated in the southern area of Cilento, 6 km north of the Cilentan Coast. The municipality borders with Celle di Bulgheria, Centola, Roccagloriosa and San Giovanni a Piro.[3]

Frazioni[edit]

The municipality of Camerota (1,585 inh. in the chief town) has 3 hamlets ("frazioni"):[4]

Village Pop. (2011) Coordinates
Lentiscosa
892[5]
Licusati
1,600[6]
Marina di Camerota
2,674[7]

The municipality includes also several inhabited localities, mainly composed by few scattered houses. The localities are: Cala d'Arconte, Isca della Contessa, L'Assunta, Lido Mingardo (or Spiaggia Mingardo), Monte di Luna and Porto Infreschi.

Demographics[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Marina di Camerota 
Lentiscosa 

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ (Italian) Info about the town of Camerota (municipal website)
  3. ^ 40223 (x a j h) Camerota on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ (Italian) Camerota municipal website: Licusati, Lentiscosa, Marina di Camerota
  5. ^ (Italian) Lentiscosa on italia.indettaglio.it
  6. ^ (Italian) Licusati on italia.indettaglio.it
  7. ^ (Italian) Marina di Camerota on italia.indettaglio.it

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