Serre, Campania

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Serre
Comune
Comune di Serre
Serre panorama.JPG
Serre within the Province of Salerno
Serre within the Province of Salerno
Serre is located in Italy
Serre
Serre
Location of Serre in Italy
Coordinates: 40°34′56.0″N 15°11′05.1″E / 40.582222°N 15.184750°E / 40.582222; 15.184750Coordinates: 40°34′56.0″N 15°11′05.1″E / 40.582222°N 15.184750°E / 40.582222; 15.184750
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Borgo San Lazzaro, Persano
Area
 • Total 66 km2 (25 sq mi)
Elevation 200 m (700 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,956
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Serresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84028
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint St. Martin
Saint day 11 November
Website Official website

Serre is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 3,956.[1]

History[edit]

The town is medieval and was founded at the end of the 10th century.

Geography[edit]

Serre is a hilltown located in northern Cilento. Its municipal territory, crossed by the rivers Sele and Calore Lucano, borders with Albanella, Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Eboli and Postiglione.[2] The municipality counts the hamlets of Borgo San Lazzaro and Persano.

Demographics[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ 40576 (x a j h) Serre on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Serre at Wikimedia Commons