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
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
ComuneCeraso
Elevation
275 m (902 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total1,000
DemonymBarbaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84052
Dialing code0974
WebsiteMunicipal 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]

History[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

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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