Frasso Telesino

Frasso Telesino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 40 km northeast of Naples and about 20 km west of Benevento.

Frasso Telesino
Comune di Frasso Telesino
Hermitage of San Michele.
Hermitage of San Michele.
Location of Frasso Telesino
Frasso Telesino is located in Italy
Frasso Telesino
Frasso Telesino
Location of Frasso Telesino in Italy
Frasso Telesino is located in Campania
Frasso Telesino
Frasso Telesino
Frasso Telesino (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°9′N 14°32′E / 41.150°N 14.533°E / 41.150; 14.533Coordinates: 41°9′N 14°32′E / 41.150°N 14.533°E / 41.150; 14.533
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
FrazioniNansignano
Government
 • MayorPasquale Viscusi
Area
 • Total21.82 km2 (8.42 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2020)[3]
 • Total2,180
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Frassesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82030
Dialing code0824
ISTAT code062035
WebsiteOfficial website

Frasso Telesino borders the following municipalities: Cautano, Dugenta, Melizzano, Sant'Agata de' Goti, Solopaca, Tocco Caudio, Vitulano. It is located on the western slopes of the Monte Taburno.

Sights include the hermitage of San Michele, the Palazzo Gambacorta and the 18th century church of Madonna di Campanile.

PeopleEdit

American jazz musician Mike Mosiello was born in Frasso Telesino and was in 2003 honored with a plaque in his old home town.[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. ^ "Resident population". Istat. 1 January 2020. Retrieved 4 April 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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