Perito

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Perito
Comune di Perito
Perito, centro storico.JPG
Perito within the Province of Salerno
Perito within the Province of Salerno
Location of Perito
Perito is located in Italy
Perito
Perito
Location of Perito in Italy
Perito is located in Campania
Perito
Perito
Perito (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°18′02.2″N 15°08′54.3″E / 40.300611°N 15.148417°E / 40.300611; 15.148417Coordinates: 40°18′02.2″N 15°08′54.3″E / 40.300611°N 15.148417°E / 40.300611; 15.148417
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniOstigliano
Area
 • Total23 km2 (9 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,007
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Peritesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84060
Dialing code0974
ISTAT code065092
WebsiteOfficial website

Perito (Cilentan: Prito) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 1,007.[1]

History[edit]

In the Middle Ages Perito had an important role as fortified town in control of the valleys below. From 1801 to 1860 it was a hamlet of Orria, then it became an independent municipality.[2]

Geography[edit]

Perito is a hill town located in Cilento, included into its national park. The municipal territory, partly crossed by Alento river, borders with Cicerale, Lustra, Monteforte Cilento, Orria, Prignano Cilento, Rutino and Salento.[3] It counts a single hamlet (frazione): Ostigliano (pop.: 431).[4]

Demographics[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ (in Italian) History of Perito (municipal website)
  3. ^ 40395 (x a j h) Perito on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ (in Italian) Ostigliano on italia.indettaglio.it

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