Postiglione

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Postiglione
Comune
Comune di Postiglione
The castle in town's center
The castle in town's center
Postiglione within the Province of Salerno
Postiglione is located in Italy
Postiglione
Postiglione
Location of Postiglione in Italy
Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniCanneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo, Zancuso
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation615 m (2,018 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total2,312
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
DemonymPostiglionesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code84026
Dialing code0828
Patron saintSan Giorgio and San Nicola
Saint day31 July
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Postiglione
Comune
Comune di Postiglione
The castle in town's center
The castle in town's center
Postiglione within the Province of Salerno
Postiglione is located in Italy
Postiglione
Postiglione
Location of Postiglione in Italy
Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233Coordinates: 40°34′N 15°14′E / 40.567°N 15.233°E / 40.567; 15.233
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
FrazioniCanneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo, Zancuso
Area
 • Total47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Elevation615 m (2,018 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
 • Total2,312
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
DemonymPostiglionesi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code84026
Dialing code0828
Patron saintSan Giorgio and San Nicola
Saint day31 July
WebsiteOfficial website

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

Geography[edit]

Located in Cilento, below the Alburni mountains, borders with the municipalities of Altavilla Silentina, Campagna, Castelcivita, Controne, Contursi Terme, Serre and Sicignano degli Alburni.

Postiglione counts 5 frazioni: Canneto, Duchessa, Selvanera, Terzo di Mezzo and Zancuso. Canneto, located on the road between Postiglione and Controne, is the most populated one.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/4/2009

External links[edit]

Media related to Postiglione at Wikimedia Commons