Monte Pruno

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Monte Pruno
Monte Pruno Roscigno.jpg
Highest point
Elevation 879 m (2,884 ft)
Coordinates 40°24′N 15°21′E / 40.400°N 15.350°E / 40.400; 15.350Coordinates: 40°24′N 15°21′E / 40.400°N 15.350°E / 40.400; 15.350
Geography
Monte Pruno is located in Italy
Monte Pruno
Monte Pruno
Location in Italy
Location Cilento, Province of Salerno, Campania, Italy
Parent range Lucan Apennines, of the Apennine Mountains

Monte Pruno is a mountain in the southern Cilento region of the Province of Salerno, in the Campania region, of southern Italy. It is 879 metres (2,884 ft) above sea level.

Geography[edit]

The mountain is in the Lucan Apennines mountain range of the Apennine Mountains system. It is located in the Pruno forest area, in the municipality of Roscigno.

Monte Pruno is protected within Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park.

History[edit]

On the mountain outside the town of Roscigno is the archaeological site of Monte Pruno, a settlement of the Oenotrians and the Lucani (7th-3rd centuries BCE).

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External links[edit]

Media related to Monte Pruno at Wikimedia Commons