San Giovanni in Galdo
|San Giovanni in Galdo|
|Comune di San Giovanni in Galdo|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Campobasso (CB)|
|• Mayor||Eugenio Salvatore Fiorilli|
|• Total||19.4 km2 (7.5 sq mi)|
|Population (28 February 2010)|
|• Density||34/km2 (87/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
San Giovanni in Galdo borders the following municipalities: Campobasso, Campodipietra, Campolieto, Matrice, Monacilioni, Toro. San Giovanni in Galdo is home to many families that emigrated to America in the early 1900s. Families with the surnames of Trotta, DeMaioribus, Marino, Santone and Di'Orio.
San Giovanni in Galdo is the site of a Samnitic sanctuary atop Colle Rimontato (709 meters a.s.l.). Excavated between 1974 and 1976, the sanctuary took the form of a frontal Italic podium temple surrounded by a portico. The ritual activity at the sanctuary was confine to a limited area, likely indicating that the temple served a discrete, local population.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- Purcell, N., DARMC, R. Talbert, S. Gillies, T. Elliott, J. Becker. "Places: 433086 (S. Giovanni in Galdo)". Pleiades. Retrieved November 19, 2014.
- Tesse Dieder Stek (2009). Cult Places and Cultural Change in Republican Italy: A Contextual Approach to Religious Aspects of Rural Society After the Roman Conquest. Amsterdam University Press. pp. 106–. ISBN 978-90-8964-177-9.
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