San Giovanni a Piro

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San Giovanni a Piro
Comune di San Giovanni a Piro
Sanctuary of Pietrasanta
Sanctuary of Pietrasanta
San Giovanni within the Province of Salerno
San Giovanni within the Province of Salerno
Location of San Giovanni a Piro
San Giovanni a Piro is located in Italy
San Giovanni a Piro
San Giovanni a Piro
Location of San Giovanni a Piro in Italy
San Giovanni a Piro is located in Campania
San Giovanni a Piro
San Giovanni a Piro
San Giovanni a Piro (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°3′4.68″N 15°27′3.6″E / 40.0513000°N 15.451000°E / 40.0513000; 15.451000Coordinates: 40°3′4.68″N 15°27′3.6″E / 40.0513000°N 15.451000°E / 40.0513000; 15.451000
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniBosco, Scario
Government
 • MayorFerdinando Palazzo
Area
 • Total37.9 km2 (14.6 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total3,868
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sangiovannesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84070
Dialing code0974
Patron saintMadonna of Pietrasanta
Saint dayLast Sunday of May
WebsiteOfficial website

San Giovanni a Piro (Cilentan: San Giuanni) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is located on a hill on the road linking Marina di Camerota to Policastro Bussentino. The municipality counts part of the coastal area of Porto Infreschi, in which is located the Sanctuary of Pietrasanta. It borders with the municipalities of Camerota, Roccagloriosa, Santa Marina and Torre Orsaia.

San Giovanni a Piro counts two hamlets (frazioni), Bosco and Scario.

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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]

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