Carife (Latin: Callifae; Irpino: Carìfë) is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy. In the year 2001, the population was 1,697.

Carife
Comune di Carife
Coat of arms of Carife
Coat of arms
Location of Carife
Carife is located in Italy
Carife
Carife
Location of Carife in Italy
Carife is located in Campania
Carife
Carife
Carife (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°1′38″N 15°12′35″E / 41.02722°N 15.20972°E / 41.02722; 15.20972Coordinates: 41°1′38″N 15°12′35″E / 41.02722°N 15.20972°E / 41.02722; 15.20972
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniAriacchino, Ciaruolo, Piano Lagnetta, San Martino, Santo Leo, Serra Di Fusco, Fiumara
Government
 • MayorCarmine Di Giorgio
Area
 • Total16.62 km2 (6.42 sq mi)
Elevation
740 m (2,430 ft)
Population
 (31 May 2017)[3]
 • Total1,396
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carifani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83040
Dialing code0827
ISTAT code064019
Patron saintSan Giovanni Battista
Saint day24 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Located in the Apennines between the Ufita Valley and Daunian Mountains, the town is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia. Its territory borders the municipalities of Castel Baronia, Frigento, Guardia Lombardi, San Nicola Baronia, Sturno, Trevico and Vallata.

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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/5/2009