Altavilla Irpina

Altavilla Irpina is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy.

Altavilla Irpina
Comune di Altavilla Irpina
Location of Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina is located in Italy
Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina
Location of Altavilla Irpina in Italy
Altavilla Irpina is located in Campania
Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina
Altavilla Irpina (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°0′29″N 14°46′56″E / 41.00806°N 14.78222°E / 41.00806; 14.78222Coordinates: 41°0′29″N 14°46′56″E / 41.00806°N 14.78222°E / 41.00806; 14.78222
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniSan Trifone, Pannone di sotto, Pannone di sopra, Belvedere, Ponte dei Santi, Pincera, Toro, Sassano, Russo
Government
 • MayorMario Vanni
Area
 • Total14.08 km2 (5.44 sq mi)
Elevation
334 m (1,096 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[2]
 • Total4,152
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Altavillesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83011
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSt. Bernardine of Siena
Saint dayMay 20
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

According to some scholars, it would coincide with the Poetilia mentioned by Vergil in his Aeneid. The town had subsequently the names of Scandiano, Altacoda, Altacauda, sino until the current, deriving from the Norman Hauteville family.

TransportationEdit

It has a station on the Avellino-Benevento railway line.

Distances

ReferencesEdit

  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.