Sala Consilina

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Sala Consilina
Comune di Sala Consilina
Panoramic view of Sala Consilina
Panoramic view of Sala Consilina
Coat of arms of Sala Consilina
Coat of arms
Sala Consilina within the Province of Salerno
Sala Consilina within the Province of Salerno
Location of Sala Consilina
Sala Consilina is located in Italy
Sala Consilina
Sala Consilina
Location of Sala Consilina in Italy
Sala Consilina is located in Campania
Sala Consilina
Sala Consilina
Sala Consilina (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°24′N 15°36′E / 40.400°N 15.600°E / 40.400; 15.600
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniGrecia, Quattro Querce, San Raffaele, San Rocco, San Sebastiano, Sant'Antonio, Santo Leo, Trinità
Government
 • MayorFrancesco Cavallone
Area
 • Total59.7 km2 (23.1 sq mi)
Elevation
914 m (2,999 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total12,636
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Salesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84036
Dialing code0975
Patron saintSt. Michael
Saint daySeptember 29
WebsiteOfficial website

Sala Consilina is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. With 12,635 inhabitants it is the most populated town of Vallo di Diano.

History[edit]

The ancient village of Consilinum was built during the Roman Ages.

Geography[edit]

Sala Consilina is located in the middle area of Vallo di Diano, close to the borders of Campania with Basilicata. The bordering municipalities are Atena Lucana, Brienza (PZ), Marsico Nuovo (PZ), Padula, Sassano, San Rufo and Teggiano.

People[edit]

Sala Consilina was arguably the birthplace of Giovanni Martini.

See also[edit]

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. ^ (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011

External links[edit]

Media related to Sala Consilina at Wikimedia Commons