Montano Antilia

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Montano Antilia
Comune
Comune di Montano Antilia
Montano Antilia.jpg
Coat of arms of Montano Antilia
Coat of arms
Montano Antilia within the Province of Salerno
Montano Antilia within the Province of Salerno
Montano Antilia is located in Italy
Montano Antilia
Montano Antilia
Location of Montano Antilia in Italy
Coordinates: 40°10′N 15°22′E / 40.167°N 15.367°E / 40.167; 15.367
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Abatemarco, Massicelle
Government
 • Mayor Alberto Del Gaudio
Area
 • Total 33.4 km2 (12.9 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Population (31 December 2010[1])
 • Total 2,002
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Antiliani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84060
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint St. Sebastian
Saint day 20 January
Website Official website

Montano Antilia is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy. In 2010 its population was 2,002.[1]

History[edit]

Originally known as "Montagna" and after "Montana", it was founded on the ruins of an Ancient Greek settlement.[2] It was a casale (i.e. "farmhouse") belonging to Cuccaro Vetere, first mentioned in a population census of the 16th century.

Geography[edit]

Montano Antilia is located in southern Cilento, is part of its national park and and borders with the municipalities of Celle di Bulgheria, Centola, Futani, Laurito, Novi Velia, Rofrano and San Mauro la Bruca.[3] Its hamlets (frazioni) are the villages of Abatemarco (pop.: 309)[4] and Massicelle (pop.: 529).[5]

Demographics[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2010
  2. ^ (Italian) History of Montano Antilia (municipal website)
  3. ^ 40298 (x a j h) Montano Antilia on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ (Italian) Abatemarco on italia.indettaglio.it
  5. ^ (Italian) Massicelle on italia.indettaglio.it (includes the quarter of Centopelli)

External links[edit]

Media related to Montano Antilia at Wikimedia Commons