Cerreto Sannita

Cerreto Sannita (Italian pronunciation: [tʃerˈreːto sanˈniːta]; Campanian: Cerrìte [tʃərˈriːtə]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 60 km northeast of Naples and about 25 km northwest of Benevento.

Cerreto Sannita
Comune di Cerreto Sannita
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Location of Cerreto Sannita
Cerreto Sannita is located in Italy
Cerreto Sannita
Cerreto Sannita
Location of Cerreto Sannita in Italy
Cerreto Sannita is located in Campania
Cerreto Sannita
Cerreto Sannita
Cerreto Sannita (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°17′N 14°33′E / 41.283°N 14.550°E / 41.283; 14.550Coordinates: 41°17′N 14°33′E / 41.283°N 14.550°E / 41.283; 14.550
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Parente
Area
 • Total33.35 km2 (12.88 sq mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total3,908
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cerretesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82032
Dialing code0824
Websitewww.comune.cerretosannita.bn.it

Cerreto Sannita borders the following municipalities: Cusano Mutri, Guardia Sanframondi, Morcone, Pietraroja, Pontelandolfo, San Lorenzello, San Lupo.

The town was completely destroyed by the 1688 Sannio earthquake, and rebuilt in a different position.[4]

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: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "I terremoti nella STORIA: Il grande terremoto del Sannio del 5 giugno 1688". INGVterremoti (in Italian). INGV. 26 June 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2017.

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