Contrada, Campania

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Comune di Contrada
Contrada is located in Italy
Location of Contrada in Italy
Coordinates: 40°52′1″N 14°46′47″E / 40.86694°N 14.77972°E / 40.86694; 14.77972Coordinates: 40°52′1″N 14°46′47″E / 40.86694°N 14.77972°E / 40.86694; 14.77972
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
 • Total 10.31 km2 (3.98 sq mi)
Elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 2,986
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Contradesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83020
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day May 8
Website Official website

Contrada is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy.


Notable people[edit]

Ammaturo Antonio, police officer, Vicequestore (assistant chief), head of Squadra Mobile of the Police Headquarters in Naples, responsible for a vivid contrast to the activities of criminal organizations in the territory of Southern Italy, especially against Camorra in the Neapolitan area, killed by a terrorist commando of BR in unclear circumstances, in Piazza Nicola Amore in Naples, 15 July 1982. Ammaturo was famous for his strong opposition to the famous criminal boss Raffaele Cutolo.