Pietrelcina

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Pietrelcina
Comune di Pietrelcina
A street in Pietrelcina.
A street in Pietrelcina.
Location of Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina is located in Italy
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina
Location of Pietrelcina in Italy
Pietrelcina is located in Campania
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°12′N 14°51′E / 41.200°N 14.850°E / 41.200; 14.850
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
FrazioniPiana Romana, Stazione
Government
 • MayorDomenico Masone
Area
 • Total28.25 km2 (10.91 sq mi)
Elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,094
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pietrelcinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82020
Dialing code0824
Patron saintMadonna della Libera
Saint day3 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Pietrelcina is a town and comune in the province of Benevento in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is the birthplace of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio).

Geography[edit]

Benevento, Paduli, Pago Veiano and Pesco Sannita are neighbouring towns.

International relations[edit]

Pietrelcina is twinned with:

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. ^ Demographics data from ISTAT

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