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Scafati

Scafati is situated on the river Sarno. Under the bridge over the river into the village, the Sarno divides into a primary and two secondary branches. The town is bordered by Angri, Boscoreale, Poggiomarino, Pompei, San Marzano sul Sarno, San Val ...

Scampitella

Scampitella is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Italy. Located upon the Apennines watershed between the Ufita Valley and Daunian Mountains, the town is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia. Its ter ...

Serrara Fontana

Serrara Fontana is a comune on the Ischia island, in the Metropolitan City of Naples of the Italian region Campania. It is the highest and the smallest comune of the island. It was created by the union of the former villages of Serrara and Fontan ...

Sicignano degli Alburni

The Roman war hero Lucius Sicinius Dentatus, of the gens Sicinia, founded Sicignano degli Alburni as his ancient latifundium. The earliest documentation of Sicignano is from a medieval donation document dated 1086 by which the Norman count Asclet ...

Monte Solaro

Monte Solaro is a mountain on the island of Capri in Campania, Italy. With an elevation of 589 m, its peak is the highest point of Capri. It contains the "Fortino di Bruto", a blockhouse which was used in battles between Britain and France in the ...

Solofra

The town is bordered by Aiello del Sabato, Calvanico SA, Contrada, Montoro Superiore and Serino. Its frazioni are the villages of SantAgata Irpina and SantAndrea Apostolo.

Solopaca

Solopaca is a comune in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 45 kilometres northeast of Naples and about 20 kilometres northwest of Benevento. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4.134 and an area of ...

Somma Vesuviana

Before the Roman colonisation, the area of todays Somma Vesuviana was probably inhabited by Italic peoples like Samnites and Oscans. Later it became a vacation place for the rich patricians of Rome, who built magnificent villas in the area. A lar ...

Stella Cilento

Stella Cilento is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. Its name means Star of Cilento in the Italian language.

Sturno

Sturno is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, in the Campania region of southern Italy. The town, located in the valley of the Ufita river, is bordered by Carife, Castel Baronia, Flumeri, Frigento and Rocca San Felice.

Taurano

Bronze Age remains have been found in the area of Taurano, whose name derives from Latin, either the surname Taurus or the gentilic Taurius. It was a Samnite oppidum, destroyed by Romans under Sulla during the Social War. It later became a summer ...

Taurasi

Taurasi is a town and municipality in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy. In antiquity it was a town in Samnium. The towns name probably derives from the Latin Taurus. Over time it changed from Taurasos to Taurasia before changing ...

Telese Terme

Telese Terme, called simply Telese until 1991, is a city, comune and former episcopal seat in the Province of Benevento, in the Campania region of southern Italy. It is located in the valley of the Calore, well known for its sulfuric hot springs.

Terzigno

Terzigno is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 km east of Naples. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 16.977 and an area of 23.5 km². The municipality of Terzigno contains the f ...

Tocco Caudio

Tocco Caudio is a village and comune in the province of Benevento, in the Campania region of southern Italy. The old town was abandoned after a series of earthquakes in 1980 and 1981.

Torella dei Lombardi

The town was firstly mentioned in the 9th century as Turella. In 1980, along with many other settlements in the province and the neighbouring areas, was heavily damaged during the Irpinia earthquake.

Torraca

In 2007, the town spent 280.000 euro to convert all its 700 street lamps to LED technology - a first in Europe - and thereby reduced its energy and maintenance costs by 70%. Because of this, the town was awarded the Kyoto 2007 prize. Newspapers r ...

Torre Orsaia

The municipality, located in southern Cilento and included in the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park, borders with Caselle in Pittari, Morigerati, Roccagloriosa, Rofrano, San Giovanni a Piro and Santa Marina. It counts the hamlets frazioni ...

Trevico

Trevico is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy. Located in the Apennines upon a steep hill at 3.576 feet 1.090 m altitude, Trevico is the highest inhabited place in Campania. Its main produce are hams, chestnut ...

Vairano Patenora

Vairano Patenora is a comune in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 60 kilometres north of Naples and about 35 kilometres northwest of Caserta.

Vallo della Lucania

Vallo della Lucania is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It lies in the middle of Cilento and its population is 8.680.

Valva, Campania

It borders with the communes of Calabritto AV, Caposele AV, Colliano, Laviano, Oliveto Citra and Senerchia AV. It is an agricultural centre of the upper Sele valley, located on its left side and at the feet of the steep and rugged slopes of Monte ...

Villa Comunale

The Villa Comunale is the most prominent and visible park in Naples, southern Italy. It was built in the 1780s by King Ferdinand IV on land reclaimed along the coast between the main body of the city and the small port of Mergellina. The park was ...

Villa di Briano

Villa di Briano is a comune in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 20 kilometres northwest of Naples and about 15 kilometres southwest of Caserta. Villa di Briano borders the following municipalities: Casal di Pr ...

Vitulano

Vitulano is a comune in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 50 km northeast of Naples and about 12 km northwest of Benevento. Vitulano borders the following municipalities: Campoli del Monte Taburno, Castelpoto ...

Zona Industriale

Zona Industriale, is a quarter of Naples, Italy. With Poggioreale, San Lorenzo, and Vicaria it forms the Fourth Municipality of the city.

Zungoli

Zungoli is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy, about 58 kilometres from the town of Avellino. Located in Irpinia historical district between the Ufita Valley and Daunian Mountains, Zungoli is awarded two quali ...

Albinea

Albinea is a comune in the Province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres west of Bologna and about 10 kilometres southwest of Reggio nellEmilia. A document shows that in 980 Holy Roman Emperor Otto II ...

Argelato

Argelato is an Italian comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna. It comprises the hamlets of Argelato, Casadio, Casette di Funo, Funo, Malacappa, Volta Reno, San Donnino and San Giacomo, that are administratively divided into the main town and ...

Argenta, Emilia–Romagna

Argenta is a town and comune in the province of Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna. It is located about 30 kilometres southeast of Ferrara, and midway between Ferrara and Ravenna.

Bagnacavallo

Bagnacavallo is a town and comune in the province of Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. The Renaissance painter Bartolomeo Ramenghi bore the nickname of his native city.

Bagnolo in Piano

Bagnolo in Piano is a comune in the province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres northwest of Bologna and about 8 kilometres northeast of Reggio nellEmilia. Bagnolo in Piano borders the following mun ...

Parma Baptistery

The Baptistery of Parma is a religious edifice in Parma, northern Italy. Architecturally, the baptistery of Parma Cathedral marks a transition between the Romanesque and Gothic styles, and it is considered to be among the most important Medieval ...

Bertinoro

Bertinoro is a town and comune in the province of Forlì-Cesena, Emilia-Romagna. It is located on hill Mount Cesubeo, in Romagna, a few kilometers from the Via Emilia.

Bettola

Bettola is a comune in the Province of Ca’maducci in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 140 kilometres west of Bologna and about 30 kilometres south of Piacenza.

Bondeno

Bondeno is a comune in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 45 kilometres north of Bologna and about 15 kilometres northwest of Ferrara. Bondeno borders the following municipalities: Cento, Ferrara, Ficarolo ...

Borgonovo Val Tidone

Borgonovo Val Tidone is a comune in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 160 kilometres northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres west of Piacenza. Borgonovo Val Tidone borders the following municipaliti ...

Brisighella

Brisighella is a comune in the province of Ravenna, region of Emilia-Romagna, in Northeast Italy. Brisighella borders the following municipalities: Casola Valsenio, Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Faenza, Forlì, Marradi, Modigliana, Palazzuolo ...

Budrio

Budrio is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy; it is 15 kilometres east of Bologna. Budrio is the birthplace of Giuseppe Barilli, better known under his pseudonym of Quirico Filopanti, an Italian mathem ...

Busanella

Busanella is a hamlet of the Italian Municipality of Carpineti, in the province of Reggio Emilia. The whole frazione, with other small hamlets, is also known as San Biagio, from the name of the parish church, which was a filial church of the pleb ...

Cadeo

Cadeo is a town and comune in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 130 kilometres northwest of Bologna and about 14 kilometres southeast of Piacenza. It has about 5.600 inhabitants. The name is derived from ...

Camposanto

Camposanto is a comune in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 35 kilometres northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres northeast of Modena on the Panaro river. Although the name in Italian literally means ...

Casalgrande

Casalgrande is a comune in the Province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 50 kilometres west of Bologna and about 15 kilometres southeast of Reggio Emilia. As of 8 January 2017, it had a population of 19.215 and ...

Casina

Casina is a comune in the Province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres west of Bologna and about 25 km southwest of Reggio Emilia. The municipality of Casina contains the frazioni subdivisions, mainl ...

Casola Valsenio

Casola Valsenio is a comune in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres southeast of Bologna and about 60 kilometres southwest of Ravenna.

Castel Bolognese

Castel Bolognese is a comune in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres southwest of Ravenna. As of 2006, it has a population of about 9.000 inhabitant ...

Castel del Rio

Castel del Rio is a comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 35 kilometres southwest of Bologna. Historically, the towns countryside is a large producer of chestnut, which has received the Eur ...

Castel Maggiore

Castel Maggiore is an Italian comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, central Italy, located 9 kilometres north of the centre of Bologna. Literally, its name means Great Castle, but the name is derived from the earlier name Ca ...

Castel San Giovanni

The origins of the town are probably related to an ancient pieve called Olubra and a fortress called Castellus Milonus, which preceded the construction of a new castle by Alberto Scoto in 1290 now also disappeared. After a period under the Dal Ve ...

Casteldelci

Casteldelci is a comune in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 140 kilometres southeast of Bologna and about 55 kilometres south of Rimini.