Chiusano di San Domenico

Chiusano di San Domenico (Irpino: Chiusànë) is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy. Situated at 750 metres (2,460 ft) above sea level, Chiusano is on the western slope of Mount Tuoro.[4]

Chiusano di San Domenico
Comune di Chiusano di San Domenico
Monte Tuoro and Chiusano San Domenico.
Monte Tuoro and Chiusano San Domenico.
Coat of arms of Chiusano di San Domenico
Location of Chiusano di San Domenico
Chiusano di San Domenico is located in Italy
Chiusano di San Domenico
Chiusano di San Domenico
Location of Chiusano di San Domenico in Italy
Chiusano di San Domenico is located in Campania
Chiusano di San Domenico
Chiusano di San Domenico
Chiusano di San Domenico (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°56′3″N 14°55′2″E / 40.93417°N 14.91722°E / 40.93417; 14.91722
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
Government
 • MayorCarmine De Angelis
Area
 • Total24.6 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation
700 m (2,300 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017 [2])[3]
 • Total2,241
 • Density91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Chiusanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83040
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSt. Michael Archangel
Saint day8 May
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Human presencein Chiusano can be traced to the times of Ancient Rome based on the discovery of coins, pottery, and tombs.[5] During the 11th century the Lombards ruled the area and life in Chiusano centered on a castle that was constructed on nearby Monte Domenico.[5]

Main sightsEdit

  • Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli (1710)
  • Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament of the Rosary (1712)
  • the Hermitage of Santa Maria Valley (1230).[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Data from Istat
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=it&u=http://www.colterminiocervialto.it/chiusano-san-domenico.htm&ei=ZzX6TYm6M4TdgQev95nlBA&sa=X&oi=translate&ct=result&resnum=1&ved=0CCAQ7gEwAA&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dhttp://www.colterminiocervialto.it/chiusano-san-domenico.htm%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26hs%3DalG%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-US:official%26prmd%3Divns[dead link]
  5. ^ a b "www.irpinia.info, Chiusano di San Domenico, Comune dell'Irpinia nella Provincia di Avellino".