Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino

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Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino
Comune
Comune di Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino
Veduta panoramica di Sant'Egidio.JPG
Coat of arms of Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino
Coat of arms
Sant'Egidio within the Province of Salerno
Sant'Egidio within the Province of Salerno
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino is located in Italy
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino
Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino
Location of Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino in Italy
Coordinates: 40°44′N 14°36′E / 40.733°N 14.600°E / 40.733; 14.600
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniOrta Loreto, San Lorenzo
Government
 • MayorNunzio Carpentieri
Area
 • Total6 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation656 m (2,152 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total8,942
 • Density1,500/km2 (3,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sant'egidiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code84010
Dialing code081
Patron saintSt. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day6 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino (Campanian: San Gilje) s a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southern Italy. The town is commonly known also in the abbreviated naming form of Sant'Egidio Montalbino.

Geography[edit]

Located at the feet of the Monti Lattari, the town is bordered by Angri, Corbara, Pagani, San Marzano sul Sarno and Tramonti.

Main sights[edit]

Sights include the so-called Fonte Helvius, a Roman marble slab portraying the god Sarnus: it contains a fountain fed by an ancient subterranean aqueduct.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population data from Istat

External links[edit]

Media related to Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino at Wikimedia Commons