Sassano

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Sassano
Comune di Sassano
Sassano within the Province of Salerno
Sassano within the Province of Salerno
Location of Sassano
Sassano is located in Italy
Sassano
Sassano
Location of Sassano in Italy
Sassano is located in Campania
Sassano
Sassano
Sassano (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°20′N 15°34′E / 40.333°N 15.567°E / 40.333; 15.567Coordinates: 40°20′N 15°34′E / 40.333°N 15.567°E / 40.333; 15.567
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniCaiazzano, Peglio, San Rocco, Santa Maria, Silla, Varco Notar Ercole
Government
 • MayorTommaso Pellegrino
Area
 • Total47.76 km2 (18.44 sq mi)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,935
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sassanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
84038
Dialing code0975
ISTAT code065136
Patron saintSan Giovanni Battista
WebsiteOfficial website

Sassano is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Buonabitacolo, Monte San Giacomo, Padula, Sala Consilina, Sanza and Teggiano. Its frazioni are Caiazzano, Peglio, San Rocco, Santa Maria, Silla and Varco Notar Ercole.

Prehistory[edit]

The area is the only known inland site in Italy with a significant quantity of Mycenean pottery.[4]

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. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009
  4. ^ van Wijngaarden, Gert Jan (2002). Use and Appreciation of Mycenean Pottery in the Levant, Cyprus, and Italy (1600-1200 BC). Amsterdam University Press. p. 205.

External links[edit]

Media related to Sassano at Wikimedia Commons