Celle di Bulgheria

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Celle di Bulgheria
Comune di Celle di Bulgheria
Panorama from the mount Bulgheria
Panorama from the mount Bulgheria
Celle within the Province of Salerno
Celle within the Province of Salerno
Location of Celle di Bulgheria
Celle di Bulgheria is located in Italy
Celle di Bulgheria
Celle di Bulgheria
Location of Celle di Bulgheria in Italy
Celle di Bulgheria is located in Campania
Celle di Bulgheria
Celle di Bulgheria
Celle di Bulgheria (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°06′N 15°24′E / 40.100°N 15.400°E / 40.100; 15.400Coordinates: 40°06′N 15°24′E / 40.100°N 15.400°E / 40.100; 15.400
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniPoderia
Government
 • MayorGino Marotta
Area
 • Total31.62 km2 (12.21 sq mi)
Elevation
234 m (768 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2018)[3]
 • Total1,861
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84040
Dialing code0974
Patron saintMadonna of the Snow
Saint day5 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Celle di Bulgheria, also shortened as Celle Bulgheria, is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

History[edit]

The town was named after the Bulgars who settled here in the early Middle Ages.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Celle Bulgheria is located in Southern Cilento, near the mount Bulgheria, and is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park. It borders with the municipalities of Camerota, Centola, Laurito, Montano Antilia and Roccagloriosa.[4] Its hamlet (frazione) is the nearby village of Poderia.[5]

Main sights[edit]

  • De Luca Palace
  • Madonna della Neve (Our Lady of the Snow) church
  • Saint Sophia church, in Poderia
  • Mount Bulgheria

Transport[edit]

Celle di Bulgheria counts a railway station, Celle Bulgheria-Roccagloriosa, on the Naples-Salerno-Reggio Calabria railway line.

Crossed by the "Cilentana" highway Salerno-Sapri to the south, has the nearest exits at Poderia (west) and Roccagloriosa (east).

People[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

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 2011
  4. ^ 40261 (x a j h) Celle di Bulgheria on OpenStreetMap
  5. ^ 1253558258 Poderia on OpenStreetMap

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