Serino is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy.

Serino
Comune di Serino
Location of Serino
Serino is located in Italy
Serino
Serino
Location of Serino in Italy
Serino is located in Campania
Serino
Serino
Serino (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°51′0″N 14°52′30″E / 40.85000°N 14.87500°E / 40.85000; 14.87500Coordinates: 40°51′0″N 14°52′30″E / 40.85000°N 14.87500°E / 40.85000; 14.87500
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
Government
 • MayorVito Pelosi
Area
 • Total52.5 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[3]
 • Total6,968
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Serinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83028
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSt. Francis of Assisi
Saint day4 October
WebsiteOfficial website

Famous for its very clean water source, Serino is 51 kilometres (32 mi) from Naples, 21 kilometres (13 mi) from Salerno, 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Avellino and 275 kilometres (171 mi) from Rome. Serino is known for its production of chestnuts and Aglianico wine.

It gave its name to the Roman Aqua Augusta aqueduct which it supplied.

Notable peopleEdit

Twin townsEdit

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 from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati - Popolazione residente all'1/5/2009