Greci, Campania

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Greci
Comune di Greci
Skyline of Greci
Location of Greci
Greci is located in Italy
Greci
Greci
Location of Greci in Italy
Greci is located in Campania
Greci
Greci
Greci (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°15′10″N 15°10′12″E / 41.25278°N 15.17000°E / 41.25278; 15.17000Coordinates: 41°15′10″N 15°10′12″E / 41.25278°N 15.17000°E / 41.25278; 15.17000
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniGreci-Scalo [it], Tre-Fontane [it]
Government
 • MayorBartolomeo Nicola Zoccano
Area
 • Total30.27 km2 (11.69 sq mi)
Elevation
823 m (2,700 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total659
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Grecesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83030
Dialing code0825
ISTAT code064037
Patron saintSan Bartolomeo Apostolo
Saint day25 August

Greci (Arbëreshë Albanian: Katundi) is an Arbëreshë town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy, located about 100 km northeast of Naples and about 50 km southwest of Foggia. It is a mountain agricultural village lying astride the Apennines and represents the only existing linguistic minority in Campania;[4] Arbereshe people have settled in Greci since the 15th century.

The town is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia and its territory borders the following municipalities: Ariano Irpino, Castelfranco in Miscano, Faeto, Orsara di Puglia, Montaguto, Savignano Irpino.

Notable people[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. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/5/2009
  4. ^ "Legge regionale n. 14 del 20 dicembre 2004. Tutela della minoranza alloglotta e del patrimonio storico, culturale e folcloristico della comunità albanofona del comune di Greci in provincia di Avellino" (PDF). Regione Campania (in Italian).
  5. ^ AACL: Albanian American Civic League (2009-11-13), Kara DioGuardi & Regis Philbin, retrieved 2018-03-22

External links[edit]

Mazzarella, John. "Greci Cousins".