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Comune di Stio
Stio within the Province of Salerno
Stio within the Province of Salerno
Stio is located in Italy
Location of Stio in Italy
Coordinates: 40°18′35.32″N 15°15′7.21″E / 40.3098111°N 15.2520028°E / 40.3098111; 15.2520028Coordinates: 40°18′35.32″N 15°15′7.21″E / 40.3098111°N 15.2520028°E / 40.3098111; 15.2520028
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Gorga
 • Mayor Natalino Barbato
 • Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation 675 m (2,215 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 942
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Stiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84075
Dialing code 0974
Patron saint St. Paschal Baylon
Saint day 17 May
Website Official website

Stio is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011, its population was 942.[1]


The village was founded in the beginnings of the 11th century. The origin of the name is debated, and it has been supposed it could derive from the Latin word Ostium ("entrance"), or others.[2]


Located in the middle of Cilento, and part of its national park, Stio is a hilltown near the springs of Alento river and the forest area of Pruno. The municipality borders with Campora, Gioi, Laurino, Magliano Vetere and Orria.[3] It counts a single hamlet (frazione), that is the village of Gorga, 3 km far from it and with a population of 363.[4]


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