|Comune di Pertosa|
Pertosa within the Province of Salerno
|Province / Metropolitan city||Salerno (SA)|
|• Total||6 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||310 m (1,020 ft)|
|• Density||120/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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The village is situated in the eastern side of the province of Salerno, close to the municipalities of Auletta, Polla and Caggiano and to Alburni mountains. Its only hamlet (frazione) is the little village of Muraglione, in which are located the show caves.
At the census in 2001 the town had a population of 727, a drop from the 897 at the previous census in 1991.
Entrance of the touristic caves
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