|Comune di Fisciano|
Fisciano within the Province of Salerno
|Frazioni||Bolano, Canfora, Carpineto, Gaiano, Lancusi, Penta, Pizzolano, Settefichi, Soccorso, Villa|
|• Mayor||Tommaso Amabile|
|• Total||31.52 km2 (12.17 sq mi)|
|Elevation||320 m (1,050 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code||84080, 84084|
|Patron saint||St. Vincent Ferrer|
|Saint day||5 April|
Fisciano is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is dominated by the University of Salerno, which built a new campus in the town in 1988. Is one of the most famous town in the Italy, for the most known university.
The original zone of Fisciano, born in the Pre - History. During the Roman Empire, Fisciano was an important zone of the Empire. With the end of the Roman Empire, Fisciano has start to be an important religious and commercial center too. In the Medieval Era, a lot of church was build in the comune. With the Modern Era, born in the town the famous artist Michele Ricciardi. Fisciano, today too, is an important influently town in the world.
The economy is based on agriculture and animal husbandry; the traditional copper working activities ceased in the 1980s, although there are some industrial plants (metal-working/ mechanics, glass and plastics sectors).
Fisciano is served by a railway station on the line Salerno-Mercato San Severino.
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