Castelcivita

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Castelcivita
Comune di Castelcivita
Panoramic view
Panoramic view
Castelcivita within the Province of Salerno
Castelcivita within the Province of Salerno
Location of Castelcivita
Castelcivita is located in Italy
Castelcivita
Castelcivita
Location of Castelcivita in Italy
Castelcivita is located in Campania
Castelcivita
Castelcivita
Castelcivita (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°29′N 15°14′E / 40.483°N 15.233°E / 40.483; 15.233Coordinates: 40°29′N 15°14′E / 40.483°N 15.233°E / 40.483; 15.233
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniCosentini, Pantano-Serracchio, Serra
Government
 • MayorAntonio Forziati
Area
 • Total57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation
487 m (1,598 ft)
Population
 (28 February 2017)[3]
 • Total1,678
 • Density29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castelcivitesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84020
Dialing code0828
Patron saintSt. Cono, St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint dayJune 3, December 6
WebsiteOfficial website

Castelcivita (Cilentan: A Castellucce) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated in the middle of Cilento, by the western side of the Alburni mountains, and its territory is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park.[4] Neighboring municipalities are Albanella, Altavilla Silentina, Aquara, Controne (the nearest town), Ottati, Postiglione, Roccadaspide and Sicignano degli Alburni. The municipalities counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Cosentini, Pantano-Serracchio and Serra.

Main sights[edit]

Castelcivita is home to the popular tourist attraction, the Castelcivita Caves (Grotte di Castelcivita), located 1,5 km in the valley, by the river Calore.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2010
  4. ^ The municipalities of Cilento National Park

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