|Comune di Chianche|
|Frazioni||Chianchetelle, San Pietro Irpino, Chianche scalo|
|• Mayor||Carlo Grillo|
|• Total||6.81 km2 (2.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||356 m (1,168 ft)|
(31 December 2017)
|• Density||72/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Felice of Nola|
|Saint day||January 14|
The town rises on the border between the provinces of Avellino and Benevento, on top of a green hill. It is surrounded by chestnut-tree woods, while the fertile countryside produces olive oil and the DOC wine "Greco di Tufo".
The town's history dates back from c. 300, when it was named Planca. It was ruled by many different feudal families, included the Caracciolo and Carafa.
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