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Country  Italy
Comune  Ispani
Demonym(s)  Capitellesi
Province  Province of Salerno
Dialling code  973
Region  Campania
Elevation  5 m (16 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Postal code  84050
Patron saint  Anthony of Padua
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Capitello is a southern Italian village and hamlet (frazione) of Ispani, a municipality in the province of Salerno, Campania. As of 2009 its population was of 626.


Map of 84050 Capitello, Province of Salerno, Italy


The village, whose name means "capital" (the architectural element) in Italian, was a municipality before 1861, when it became a hamlet of Ispani. From 1928 to 1948 it became the seat of a new municipality that included Santa Marina, Ispani and Policastro.


Capitello is located in southern Cilento, on the Gulf of Policastro, next to the borders of Basilicata. It stretches along the Cilentan Coast, by the Tyrrhenian Sea, between the nearby villages of Policastro and Villammare (both 3 km far). It is 2 km far from Ispani, 4 from San Cristoforo, 6 from Santa Marina and Vibonati and 7 from Sapri.

Crossed by the national highway SS18 in the middle, and by the railway line linking Naples and Salerno to Reggio Calabria, Capitello had a minor train station closed in early 2000s.


Capitello Wikipedia

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