Sturno

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Sturno
Comune
Comune di Sturno
Sturno visuale.jpg
Sturno is located in Italy
Sturno
Sturno
Location of Sturno in Italy
Coordinates: 41°1′N 15°6′E / 41.017°N 15.100°E / 41.017; 15.100Coordinates: 41°1′N 15°6′E / 41.017°N 15.100°E / 41.017; 15.100
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
Government
 • MayorVito di Leo
Area
 • Total16.67 km2 (6.44 sq mi)
Elevation662 m (2,172 ft)
Population (31 December 2017)[1]
 • Total3,038
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sturnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code83055
Dialing code0825
WebsiteOfficial website

Sturno is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, in the Campania region of southern Italy.

The town, located in the valley of the Ufita river, is bordered by Carife, Castel Baronia, Flumeri, Frigento and Rocca San Felice.

History[edit]

Sturno became an independent township in 1809. Prior to that, Sturno was called Casali di Frigento and was a hamlet of the town of Frigento. As a farming community, it struggled economically in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Economy[edit]

The surrounding area is farmland under intense cultivation. The local farms are also known for breeding sheep and goats.

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population data from ISTAT

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