Chiusano di San Domenico

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Chiusano di San Domenico
Comune
Comune di Chiusano di San Domenico
Monte Tuoro and Chiusano San Domenico.
Monte Tuoro and Chiusano San Domenico.
Coat of arms of Chiusano di San Domenico
Coat of arms
Chiusano di San Domenico is located in Italy
Chiusano di San Domenico
Chiusano di San Domenico
Location of Chiusano di San Domenico in Italy
Coordinates: 40°56′3″N 14°55′2″E / 40.93417°N 14.91722°E / 40.93417; 14.91722
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
Government
 • Mayor Carmine De Angelis
Area
 • Total 24.56 km2 (9.48 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Population (31 December 2010 [1])
 • Total 2,388
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Chiusanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83040
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day 8 May
Website Official website

Chiusano di San Domenico is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy. Situated at 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level, Chiusano is on the western slope of Mount Tuoro.[2]

History[edit]

Residence in Chiusano can be traced to the times of Ancient Rome based on the discovery of coins, pottery, and tombs.[3] During the 11th century the Lombards ruled the area and life in Chiusano centered on a castle that was constructed on nearby Mount Dominic.[3]

Main sights[edit]

Chiusano is home to multiple buildings of religious, historical, and architectural significance including the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli (1710), the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament of the Rosary (1712), and the Hermitage of Santa Maria Valley (1230).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat
  2. ^ a b [1]
  3. ^ a b [2]