Sacco

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Sacco
Comune
Comune di Sacco
Sacco Cilento.jpg
Sacco within the Province of Salerno
Sacco within the Province of Salerno
Sacco is located in Italy
Sacco
Sacco
Location of Sacco in Italy
Coordinates: 40°22′43.07″N 15°22′41.23″E / 40.3786306°N 15.3781194°E / 40.3786306; 15.3781194Coordinates: 40°22′43.07″N 15°22′41.23″E / 40.3786306°N 15.3781194°E / 40.3786306; 15.3781194
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
Government
 • MayorAntonello Rosa
Area
 • Total23 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (Dec. 2011)
 • Total582
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Saggesi[1] or Saccatari[2]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code84070
Dialing code0974
WebsiteOfficial website

Sacco is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011, its population was 582.[3]

Geography[edit]

Located in the central-eastern area of Cilento and near the Alburni mountain range, the municipality borders with Corleto Monforte, Laurino, Piaggine, Roscigno and Teggiano. It has no hamlets (frazioni). The town is located near the spring of the river Sammaro.

Demographics[edit]

Cityscapes[edit]

One of the symbols of Sacco is the Manfredonian Colosseum, a small copy of the Romanian Colosseum. In the middle of the anphitheatre a statue of an ancient gladiator lies. It represents Zio Antonello, one of the leading figures of ancient manfredonian history.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source : Enciclopedia Treccani
  2. ^ Local dialect
  3. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011

External links[edit]

Media related to Sacco at Wikimedia Commons