Castel San Giorgio

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Not to be confused with Castel Giorgio.
Castel San Giorgio
Comune
Comune di Castel San Giorgio
The ruins of Monte Castello
The ruins of Monte Castello
Castel San Giorgio within the Province of Salerno
Castel San Giorgio within the Province of Salerno
Castel San Giorgio is located in Italy
Castel San Giorgio
Castel San Giorgio
Location of Castel San Giorgio in Italy
Coordinates: 40°47′N 14°42′E / 40.783°N 14.700°E / 40.783; 14.700Coordinates: 40°47′N 14°42′E / 40.783°N 14.700°E / 40.783; 14.700
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Aiello, Campomanfoli, Castelluccio, Cortedomini, Fimiani, Lanzara, Santa Croce, Santa Maria a Favore, Taverna-Casalnuovo, Torello, Trivio Codola
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Donato
Area
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 13,411[1]
Demonym(s) Sangiorgesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84083
Dialing code 081
Patron saint St. Roch
Saint day 16 August
Website Official website

Castel San Giorgio is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. In 2011, it had a population of 13,411.[1]

History[edit]

The town, founded in 1810 and located near the site of the ancient Nuceria Alfaterna, was originally named San Giorgio, until 1861.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Mercato San Severino, Nocera Inferiore, Roccapiemonte, Sarno and Siano.[2]

It counts eleven hamlets (frazioni): Aiello, Campomanfoli, Castelluccio, Cortedomini, Fimiani, Lanzara (the most populated one), Santa Croce, Santa Maria a Favore, Taverna-Casalnuovo, Torello and Trivio Codola (also named Codola).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Transport[edit]

The municipality has 3 train stations (Castel San Giorgio-Roccapiemonte, Lanzara-Fimiani and Codola), on the line Mercato San Severino-Nocera Inferiore/Sarno. It is also served by the motorway A30 Salerno-Caserta, at the exit "Castel San Giorgio".[2]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ a b 40756 (x a j h) Castel San Giorgio on OpenStreetMap
  3. ^ (Italian) The hamlets of Castel San Giorgio (in the municipal website)

External links[edit]

Media related to Castel San Giorgio at Wikimedia Commons