San Sossio Baronia

San Sossio Baronia is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy. Its name refers to Saint Sossius, a Roman Catholic martyr.

San Sossio Baronia
Comune di San Sossio Baronia
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Location of San Sossio Baronia
San Sossio Baronia is located in Italy
San Sossio Baronia
San Sossio Baronia
Location of San Sossio Baronia in Italy
San Sossio Baronia is located in Campania
San Sossio Baronia
San Sossio Baronia
San Sossio Baronia (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°4′N 15°12′E / 41.067°N 15.200°E / 41.067; 15.200
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniBosco di Montigliano, Civita, Molara
Government
 • MayorFrancesco Saverio Garofalo
Area
 • Total19.19 km2 (7.41 sq mi)
Elevation
650 m (2,130 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017[2])[3]
 • Total1,598
 • Density83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sossiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83050
Dialing code0827
Patron saintSt. Sossius
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 Anzano di Puglia (FG), Flumeri, Monteleone di Puglia (FG), San Nicola Baronia, Trevico, Vallesaccarda and Zungoli.

ReferencesEdit

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