Postiglione

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Postiglione
Comune di Postiglione
The castle in town's center
The castle in town's center
Postiglione within the Province of Salerno
Location of Postiglione
Postiglione is located in Italy
Postiglione
Postiglione
Location of Postiglione in Italy
Postiglione is located in Campania
Postiglione
Postiglione
Postiglione (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniCanneto, Lagorosso, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo, Aquara, Pescara
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation
615 m (2,018 ft)
Population
 (1 April 2009)[3]
 • Total2,312
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Postiglionesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84026
Dialing code0828
ISTAT code065101
Patron saintSan Giorgio and San Nicola
Saint day23 April
WebsiteOfficial website

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

Geography[edit]

Located in Cilento, below the Alburni mountains, borders with the municipalities of Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Castelcivita, Controne, Contursi Terme, Serre and Sicignano degli Alburni.

Postiglione counts 5 frazioni: Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo and Zancuso. Canneto, located on the road between Postiglione and Controne, is the most populated one.

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 Postiglione at Wikimedia Commons