Santa Barbara (Ceraso)

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Santa Barbara
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Santa Barbara is located in Italy
Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara
Location of Santa Barbara in Italy
Coordinates: 40°10′46.09″N 15°15′24.04″E / 40.1794694°N 15.2566778°E / 40.1794694; 15.2566778Coordinates: 40°10′46.09″N 15°15′24.04″E / 40.1794694°N 15.2566778°E / 40.1794694; 15.2566778
Country  Italy
Region  Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Comune Ceraso
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,000
Demonym(s) Barbaresi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 84052
Dialing code 0974
Website Municipal website

Santa Barbara is an Italian village and hamlet (frazione) of the commune of Ceraso in the Province of Salerno, Campania. It has a population of roughly a thousand.[1]


The village was founded around the year 1005.[2] It counts a little castle, ancient seat of the local marquesses Ferolla.


Santa Barbara is located in the middle of Cilento and transcluded into its national park, 3 km south of Ceraso, on the provincial road from Vallo della Lucania to Ascea, and nearby the green area of Gelbison mountain. It counts a little locality named Isca nearby the little river Fiumarella.

The village is 7 km far from Vallo della Lucania, 16 from Ascea, 18 from Velia, and almost 80 from Salerno. Nearby the town of Ceraso there is an exit of a modern carriageway, rapid variation on national road SS 18, which runs from Salerno to Sapri through Battipaglia, Paestum, Agropoli, Vallo della Lucania, Centola and Policastro.

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