Pietrelcina

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Pietrelcina
Comune
Comune di Pietrelcina
A street in Pietrelcina.
A street in Pietrelcina.
Pietrelcina is located in Italy
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina
Location of Pietrelcina in Italy
Coordinates: 41°12′N 14°51′E / 41.200°N 14.850°E / 41.200; 14.850
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Benevento (BN)
Frazioni Piana Romana, Stazione
Government
 • Mayor Domenico Masone
Area
 • Total 28.8 km2 (11.1 sq mi)
Elevation 350 m (1,150 ft)
Population (1 January 2015[1])
 • Total 3,123
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pietrelcinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82020
Dialing code 0824
Patron saint Madonna della Libera
Saint day 3 December
Website Official 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. ^ Demographics data from ISTAT

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