Guardia Lombardi

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Guardia dei Lombardi
Comune
Comune di Guardia dei Lombardi
Guardia dei Lombardi is located in Italy
Guardia dei Lombardi
Guardia dei Lombardi
Location of Guardia dei Lombardi in Italy
Coordinates: 40°57′17″N 15°12′35″E / 40.95472°N 15.20972°E / 40.95472; 15.20972Coordinates: 40°57′17″N 15°12′35″E / 40.95472°N 15.20972°E / 40.95472; 15.20972
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
Government
 • Mayor Vito Iuni
Area
 • Total 33.4 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation 998 m (3,274 ft)
Population (1 May 2009)[1]
 • Total 2,190
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Guardiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83040
Dialing code 0827
Patron saint San Leone IX
Saint day 19 April
Website Official website

Guardia Lombardi is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy.

Lombard Street in Baltimore, Maryland, United States was named after the town, as the area was once predominantly inhabited by Italian immigrants.

Giordano Family are a family that can date back to Guardia dei Lombardi to at least the 18th Century. The head of the family, Michele Archangelo Giordano was a Marshal of the town. He was born 1857 and had a family that can now be found with the last name of Nave, or Caprio, that either live in New Jersey or New York. Michele Spent all of his life living in Guardia Dei Lombardi, until his death in 1937.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/5/2009