Pietrelcina

Pietrelcina is a town and comune in the province of Benevento in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is the birthplace of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina (Padre Pio).

Pietrelcina
Comune di Pietrelcina
A street in Pietrelcina.
A street in Pietrelcina.
Location of Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina is located in Italy
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina
Location of Pietrelcina in Italy
Pietrelcina is located in Campania
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina
Pietrelcina (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°12′N 14°51′E / 41.200°N 14.850°E / 41.200; 14.850Coordinates: 41°12′N 14°51′E / 41.200°N 14.850°E / 41.200; 14.850
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
FrazioniPiana Romana, Stazione
Government
 • MayorDomenico Masone
Area
 • Total28.8 km2 (11.1 sq mi)
Elevation
350 m (1,150 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2015[2])[3]
 • Total3,123
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pietrelcinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82020
Dialing code0824
Patron saintMadonna della Libera
Saint day3 December
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Benevento, Paduli, Pago Veiano and Pesco Sannita are neighbouring towns.

International relationsEdit

Pietrelcina is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Demographics data from ISTAT
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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