Montesano sulla Marcellana

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Montesano sulla Marcellana
Comune
Comune di Montesano sulla Marcellana
Panoramic view
Panoramic view
Coat of arms of Montesano sulla Marcellana
Coat of arms
Montesano within the Province of Salerno
Montesano within the Province of Salerno
Montesano sulla Marcellana is located in Italy
Montesano sulla Marcellana
Montesano sulla Marcellana
Location of Montesano sulla Marcellana in Italy
Coordinates: 40°17′N 15°42′E / 40.283°N 15.700°E / 40.283; 15.700
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Arenabianca, Cessuta, Magorno, Montesano Scalo, Prato Comune, Tardiano
Government
 • Mayor Donato Fiore Volentini
Area
 • Total 109 km2 (42 sq mi)
Elevation 850 m (2,790 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
 • Total 6,781
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montesanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84033
Dialing code 0975
Patron saint St. Nicholas of Bari
Website Official website

Montesano sulla Marcellana (colloquially named Montesano) is a town and comune of the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-west Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 6,781.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in south of Campania, at the borders with Basilicata, Montesano is the easternmost municipality of its region. Its territory, part of the Vallo di Diano, is included in the Cilento, Vallo di Diano and Alburni National Park.

The municipality borders with Buonabitacolo, Casalbuono, Grumento Nova (PZ), Lagonegro (PZ), Moliterno (PZ), Padula, Sanza and Tramutola (PZ).[2] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Arenabianca, Cessuta, Magorno, Montesano Scalo, Prato Comune and Tardiano.

Demographics[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ 40356 (x a j h) Montesano sulla Marcellana on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Montesano Sulla Marcellana at Wikimedia Commons