Serrara Fontana

Serrara Fontana is a comune (municipality) on the Ischia island, in the Metropolitan City of Naples of the Italian region Campania.

Serrara Fontana
Coat of arms of Serrara Fontana
Coat of arms
Location of Serrara Fontana
Serrara Fontana is located in Italy
Serrara Fontana
Serrara Fontana
Location of Serrara Fontana in Italy
Serrara Fontana is located in Campania
Serrara Fontana
Serrara Fontana
Serrara Fontana (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°43′N 13°54′E / 40.717°N 13.900°E / 40.717; 13.900
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
Metropolitan cityNaples (NA)
FrazioniCiglio, Fontana, Martofa, Migliaccia, Sant'Angelo d'Ischia, Serrara (communal seat), Succhivo d'Ischia
Government
 • MayorRosario Caruso
Area
 • Total6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation
800 m (2,600 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total3,205
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Serraresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
80070
Dialing code081
Patron saintSaint Vincent
Saint day5 April
WebsiteOfficial website

It is the highest and the smallest comune of the island. It was created by the union of the former villages of Serrara and Fontana.

Its territory comprises several small villages: Noia, Calimera, Ciglio, Succhivo, Sant'Angelo, located on different elevations from the mountain to the sea.

Serrara Fontana borders the following municipalities: Barano d'Ischia, Casamicciola Terme, Forio.

German chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband spend their summer vacation in the region on a regular basis.[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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "Merkel on vacation on Ischia: a call to the mayor Spiegel Online 03. April 2013 (German)