|Comune di Ottati|
Ottati within the Province of Salerno
|• Total||53 km2 (20 sq mi)|
|Elevation||529 m (1,736 ft)|
(31 December 2011)
|• Density||13/km2 (33/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|UNESCO World Heritage Site|
|Part of||Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula|
|Inscription||1998 (22nd Session)|
The town was founded in the 12th century, presumably by shepherd who abandoned the ancient village of Fasanella.
Located in Cilento and part of its national park, Ottati lies below Tempa del Prato mountain (1,048 m), part of the Alburni range. It is crossed in the middle by the provincial road SP 179 and the town hall is located in Via 24 Maggio 53. It is 3 km far from Sant'Angelo a Fasanella, 7 from Corleto Monforte, 8 from Aquara, 9 from Castelcivita, and 92 km from the city of Salerno.
The municipality borders with Aquara, Bellosguardo, Castelcivita, Petina, Sant'Angelo a Fasanella and Sicignano degli Alburni. It has no hamlets (frazioni), but counts the localities of Bivio San Vito and Chiaie, composed by few scattered farmhouses.
The municipality of Ottati had a population of 998 inhabitants according to the results of the National Census conducted in 1991. After the National Census of 2001 the population was officially stated to be 809 inhabitants, thereby showing a reduction of 18.94% between 1991 and 2001. The inhabitants are distributed in 345 families with an average of 2,34 people per family.
There are 6 industrial firms employing 16 people (14.16% of the total of the workers), 21 service firms employing 22 people (19.47% of the total of the workers), 26 firms employing 66 people (58.41% of the total of the workers), 2 administrative offices employing 9 workers (7.96% of the total of the workers). There is a total of 113 workers, that are the 13.97% of the inhabitants of the municipality.
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