Sapri

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Sapri
Comune di Sapri
Sapri's bay
Sapri's bay
Sapri within the Province of Salerno
Sapri within the Province of Salerno
Location of Sapri
Sapri is located in Italy
Sapri
Sapri
Location of Sapri in Italy
Sapri is located in Campania
Sapri
Sapri
Sapri (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°4′N 15°38′E / 40.067°N 15.633°E / 40.067; 15.633
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniTimpone
Government
 • MayorAntonio Gentile
Area
 • Total14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total6,716
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sapresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84073
Dialing code0973
Patron saintSt. Vito
Saint dayJune 15
WebsiteOfficial website

Sapri is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is one of the southernmost towns of the region of Cilento and its population is 6,783.[3]

Port.

History[edit]

In June–July 1857 that the republican revolutionary Carlo Pisacane led the Sapri expedition here. Pisacane and about 300 of his companions were killed in the suppression of the expedition.

Geography[edit]

The town is a port on Tyrrhenian Sea, located in the southern part of Campania, close to the border with Basilicata. The town is far 10 km from Maratea, 8 km from Policastro Bussentino and almost 100 km from Salerno.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

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. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011

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