Quadrivio

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Quadrivio
Frazione
Quadrivio basso.jpg
Quadrivio is located in Italy
Quadrivio
Quadrivio
Location of Quadrivio in Italy
Coordinates: 40°38′13.56″N 15°06′21.6″E / 40.6371000°N 15.106000°E / 40.6371000; 15.106000Coordinates: 40°38′13.56″N 15°06′21.6″E / 40.6371000°N 15.106000°E / 40.6371000; 15.106000
Country  Italy
Region  Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Comune Campagna
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 5,352
Demonym(s) Quadriviesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84022
Dialing code 0828
Website Municipal website

Quadrivio is a hamlet (frazione) of the comune of Campagna in the Province of Salerno, Campania, Italy. With a population of 5,352 it is the most populated settlement in its municipality.

History[edit]

The locality, originally named Starza, due to its position in the middle of a road junction (SS91 with SP31 and SP38) absumed the acatual name meaning, in Italian, road junction. Built in the 1950s, it grew rapidly after 1980 Irpinia earthquake, becoming a single urban area with the union of the surrounding localities of Piantito, Vetrale, Fravitole, Visciglito and Starza proper.

Geography[edit]

The village is situated in the middle of its municipality and not too far from the town of Eboli.

Economy[edit]

Due to its geographical position and to its population, Quadrivio is the economic core of the municipality. It counts some factories, shops, banks, two pharmacies and one hotel.

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External links[edit]

Media related to Quadrivio at Wikimedia Commons