Centola

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For the saint, see Centola and Helen.
Centola
Comune di Centola
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Centola within the Province of Salerno
Centola within the Province of Salerno
Location of Centola
Centola is located in Italy
Centola
Centola
Location of Centola in Italy
Centola is located in Campania
Centola
Centola
Centola (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°04′N 15°19′E / 40.067°N 15.317°E / 40.067; 15.317Coordinates: 40°04′N 15°19′E / 40.067°N 15.317°E / 40.067; 15.317
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniForia, Palinuro, San Nicola, San Severino
Government
 • MayorCarmelo Stanziola
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation
336 m (1,102 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total5,144
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Centolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84051
Dialing code0974
Patron saintSant'Apollonio
Saint day-
WebsiteOfficial website

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

Geography[edit]

Located in southern Cilento, Centola borders with the municipalities of Camerota, Celle di Bulgheria, Montano Antilia, Pisciotta and San Mauro la Bruca.

The municipality counts the town itself (2,550 inhabitants) and four hamlets[4] (frazioni). Their population is listed under brackets.

  • Palinuro (1,202 inhabitants): the largest frazione, located by the sea
  • Foria (516 inhabitants). Located not too far from Centola
  • San Severino (435 inhabitants): it is home to medieval ruins, located by "Centola" railway station
  • San Nicola (370 inhabitants), the littlest hamlet of the comune

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) All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); population as of 2011 census
  4. ^ (in Italian) Municipal statute of Centola

External links[edit]

  • Media related to Centola at Wikimedia Commons