Olevano sul Tusciano

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Olevano sul Tusciano
Comune di Olevano sul Tusciano
Coat of arms of Olevano sul Tusciano
Coat of arms
Olevano sul Tusciano is located in Italy
Olevano sul Tusciano
Olevano sul Tusciano
Location of Olevano sul Tusciano in Italy
Coordinates: 40°39′N 15°1′E / 40.650°N 15.017°E / 40.650; 15.017
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Ariano (communal capital), Monticelli, Salitto
 • Mayor Adriano Ciancio
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total 6,946
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Olevanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84062
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day 8 May
Website Official website

Olevano sul Tusciano is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.


Civil architecture[edit]

  • Villa romana di S. Maria a Corte.
  • Castrum Olibani - Longobard castle.
Veduta di Salitto
  • Pope gardens in Salitto

Churches, religious buildings and structures[edit]

  • St.Michael Cave
  • St. Vincenzo prison
  • Convent of Santa Maria di Costantinopoli: 16th century, made by Domenicani.
  • Curtis di Santa Maria a Corte.
  • Church of S. Maria a Corte (1600).
  • Church of San Leone Magno (1700).
  • Church of Santa Lucia (1700).
  • Coven of Santa Regina in Monticello village (1470).
  • Chapel of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Monticelli (1746).
  • Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Monticelli (1967).
  • Coven of San Giacomo in Ariano (1400).
  • Coven of San Rocco in Ariano (1889).
  • Chapel of San Rocco (rests) near Tusciano river.
  • Chapel of Madonna della Neve (1500).
  • Coven of Santa Maria del Soccorso in Salitto (1515).
  • Chapel of Maria Santissima del Rosario in Salitto (968).
  • Chapel of Madonna delle Grazie in Salitto (1500).
  • Grotta di Nardantuono: part of St. Michael's cave. Legend has it that the cave was the shelter of Nardantuono bands of brigands led by Antonio di Nardo, the robber Nardantuono century.


St. Michel's Cave (known as Grotta di San Michele) is in vision at UNESCO.

Twin towns[edit]

Past administration[edit]

Period Office holder Party Title Notes
1999 2001 Luigi Peccia


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2001 2003 Comm.Pref. dott.ssa Falasca Comm.Pref.
2003 - Adriano Ciancio Mayor


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009