Controne

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Controne
Comune di Controne
St. Mary's church
St. Mary's church
Controne within the Province of Salerno
Controne within the Province of Salerno
Location of Controne
Controne is located in Italy
Controne
Controne
Location of Controne in Italy
Controne is located in Campania
Controne
Controne
Controne (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°30′N 15°12′E / 40.500°N 15.200°E / 40.500; 15.200Coordinates: 40°30′N 15°12′E / 40.500°N 15.200°E / 40.500; 15.200
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
Government
 • MayorEttore Poti (Lista Civica)
Area
 • Total7.75 km2 (2.99 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2018)[3]
 • Total867
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Contronesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84020
Dialing code0828
Patron saintSt. Donato, St. Nicola
Saint dayAugust 7, December 6
WebsiteOfficial website

Controne is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

History[edit]

In 2015 Mayor Nicola Pastore issued an ordinance stating that dogs are not permitted to bark between 2pm and 4pm, the period of Italian napping, and during evening hours.[4]

Geography[edit]

The town is situated in the middle of Cilento, by the western side of the Alburni mountains, and its territory is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park.[5] The municipality has an area on 7 km2 and is bordered by Altavilla Silentina, Castelcivita and Postiglione. Lesser than 1 km in south of it are located the Castelcivita Caves, by the river Calore. Nearest places are Castelcivita and the village of Canneto, 4 km in the north.

Events[edit]

One of the most important events of the town is the sagra of the "Beans of Controne",[6] held each November from 1983.[7]

Gallery[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. ^ Population data from ISTAT
  4. ^ "Italian town bans dog barking during naptime" (). The Local. 22 July 2015. Retrieved on 8 August 2015.
  5. ^ The municipalities of Cilento National Park
  6. ^ (in Italian) Bean of Controne official website
  7. ^ (in Italian) Sagra of Controne (infos on the municipal website) Archived 2013-12-03 at the Wayback Machine

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