|Comune di Montecorice|
Montecorice within the Province of Salerno
|Province / Metropolitan city||Salerno (SA)|
|Frazioni||Agnone Cilento, Case del Conte, Cosentini, Fornelli, Giungatelle, Ortodonico, Zoppi|
|• Mayor||Pierpaolo Piccirilli
|• Total||22.13 km2 (8.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||90 m (300 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2011)|
|• Density||120/km2 (300/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Montecorice likely originated as a small village around the monastery of Sant'Arcangelo, which existed as early as the 10th century.
The municipality is situated in the middle of Cilento region, bordering with the municipalities of Castellabate, Perdifumo, San Mauro Cilento and Serramezzana. The village is situated in a hilly area only 3 km from the coast.
The economy is mostly based on agriculture (olives, figs, wine grape, fruit), animal husbandry and fishing. Summer tourism is developed in Agnone and its neighborhood.
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