Petina, Campania

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Petina
Comune di Petina
View from below with a peak of the Alburni
View from below with a peak of the Alburni
Location of Petina
Petina is located in Italy
Petina
Petina
Location of Petina in Italy
Petina is located in Campania
Petina
Petina
Petina (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°32′N 15°22′E / 40.533°N 15.367°E / 40.533; 15.367Coordinates: 40°32′N 15°22′E / 40.533°N 15.367°E / 40.533; 15.367
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniAuletta, Corleto Monforte, Ottati, Sant'Angelo a Fasanella, Sicignano degli Alburni
Area
 • Total35.09 km2 (13.55 sq mi)
Elevation
649 m (2,129 ft)
Population
 (1 April 2009)[3]
 • Total1,227
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84020
Dialing code0828
ISTAT code065094
Patron saintSant'Onofrio
Saint day2 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Petina (Campanian: Appetine) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on the Alburni mountain range, close to Basilicata region, and borders with the municipalities of Auletta, Corleto Monforte, Ottati, Sant'Angelo a Fasanella and Sicignano degli Alburni.

It is served by the A2 motorway (exit "Petina") and counts a railway station on the Sicignano-Lagonegro line, a railway line closed in 1987 due to modernization works.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009

External links[edit]

Media related to Petina at Wikimedia Commons