Grottaminarda

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Grottaminarda
Comune di Grottaminarda
View of Grottaminarda
View of Grottaminarda
Grottaminarda within the Province of Avellino
Grottaminarda within the Province of Avellino
Location of Grottaminarda
Grottaminarda is located in Italy
Grottaminarda
Grottaminarda
Location of Grottaminarda in Italy
Grottaminarda is located in Campania
Grottaminarda
Grottaminarda
Grottaminarda (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°04′09″N 15°03′36″E / 41.06917°N 15.06000°E / 41.06917; 15.06000Coordinates: 41°04′09″N 15°03′36″E / 41.06917°N 15.06000°E / 41.06917; 15.06000
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniBosco, Carpignano, Ciavolone, Conduttiello, Feudo Cortesano, Filette, Ischia Cardone, Marmore, San Martino, San Pietro, Schivito, Tremolizzi
Government
 • MayorAngelo Cobino
Area
 • Total29.12 km2 (11.24 sq mi)
Elevation
304 m (997 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total8,004
 • Density270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Grottesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83035
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSt. Thomas
WebsiteOfficial website

Grottaminarda (Irpino: Rótta) is a town and comune in the province of Avellino (Campania), situated 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Naples, in the southwest of Italy.

Grottaminarda is part of Roman Catholic Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia and its territory borders with the municipalities of Ariano Irpino, Bonito, Flumeri, Fontanarosa, Frigento, Gesualdo, Melito Irpino and Mirabella Eclano.[4]

Economy[edit]

Today, Grottaminarda's industrial district provides jobs for workers commuting from nearby cities. Many small and medium farms are present as well. The comune is a producer of torrone and salami.[5] A large market, including vendors of fruit, vegetables, cheese, salami and a wide variety of household items is held every Monday.

Main sights[edit]

Sights include the churches of Santa Maria Maggiore, San Michele, and some ancient monuments. The Santuario di Carpignano is located in the village and frazione of Carpignano, 4.5 km south.

Transport[edit]

Grottaminarda is served by the A16 motorway Naples-Bari, at the homonym exit. It is crossed in the middle by the state highway SS90.

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. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2017
  4. ^ 41045 (x a j h) Grottaminarda on OpenStreetMap
  5. ^ "A Land of Flavours". Eptavellino.it. Retrieved 31 December 2014.

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