Paestum (frazione)

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Paestum is located in Italy
Location of Paestum in Italy
Coordinates: 40°24′21″N 15°0′7″E / 40.40583°N 15.00194°E / 40.40583; 15.00194Coordinates: 40°24′21″N 15°0′7″E / 40.40583°N 15.00194°E / 40.40583; 15.00194
Country  Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Comune Capaccio
 • Total 981
Demonym(s) Pestani / Poseidonati / Posidonici
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84047
Dialing code (+39) 0828

Paestum (Italian: [ˈpɛstum]) is a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Capaccio in Italy. It lies in the province of Salerno which is part of the region of Campania. It is situated on the Tyrrhenian coast and is notable for the ruins of the ancient city of the same name nearby.


Paestum can be reached by the road linking Agropoli to Battipaglia. The village also has a railway station on the Naples-Salerno-Reggio Calabria railway line. The nearest airport is Salerno-Pontecagnano (QSR), 30 km from Paestum.

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