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

Sturno
Comune di Sturno
Sturno visuale.jpg
Location of Sturno
Sturno is located in Italy
Sturno
Sturno
Location of Sturno in Italy
Sturno is located in Campania
Sturno
Sturno
Sturno (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°1′N 15°6′E / 41.017°N 15.100°E / 41.017; 15.100Coordinates: 41°1′N 15°6′E / 41.017°N 15.100°E / 41.017; 15.100
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
Government
 • MayorVito di Leo
Area
 • Total16.67 km2 (6.44 sq mi)
Elevation
662 m (2,172 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[3]
 • Total3,038
 • Density180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sturnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83055
Dialing code0825
WebsiteOfficial website

The town, located in the valley of the Ufita river, is bordered by Carife, Castel Baronia, Flumeri, Frigento and Rocca San Felice.

HistoryEdit

Sturno became an independent township in 1809. Prior to that, Sturno was called Casali di Frigento and was a hamlet of the town of Frigento. As a farming community, it struggled economically in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

EconomyEdit

The surrounding area is farmland under intense cultivation. The local farms are also known for breeding sheep and goats.

Twin townsEdit

See alsoEdit

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. ^ Population data from ISTAT

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