Campello sul Clitunno

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Campello sul Clitunno
Comune di Campello sul Clitunno
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Campello sul Clitunno
Location of Campello sul Clitunno in Italy
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Campello sul Clitunno
Campello sul Clitunno (Umbria)
Coordinates: 42°49′56″N12°46′40″E / 42.83222°N 12.77778°E / 42.83222; 12.77778 Coordinates: 42°49′56″N12°46′40″E / 42.83222°N 12.77778°E / 42.83222; 12.77778
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Perugia
Frazioni Pettino, Acera , Agliano , Campello Alto , Carvello, Colle, Fontanelle , Lenano , Spina Nuova
Government
  MayorMaurizio Calisti
Area
[1]
  Total49.8 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
Elevation
290 m (950 ft)
Population
 (2007) [2]
  Total2,479
  Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Campellini
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
06042
Dialing code 0743
Patron saint Saint Louis
Saint dayJune 26
Website Official website

Campello sul Clitunno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 45 km southeast of Perugia.

<i>Comune</i> third-level administrative divisions of the Italian Republic

The comune is a basic administrative division in Italy, roughly equivalent to a township or municipality.

Province of Perugia Province of Italy

The Province of Perugia is the larger of the two provinces in the Umbria region of Italy, comprising two-thirds of both the area and population of the region. Its capital is the city of Perugia. The province covered all of Umbria until 1927, when the province of Terni was carved out of its southern third. The province of Perugia has an area of 6,334 km² covering two-thirds of Umbria, and a total population of about 660,000. There are 59 comunes in the province. The province has numerous tourist attractions, especially artistic and historical ones, and is home to the Lake Trasimeno, the largest lake of Central Italy. It historically the ancestral origin of the Umbri, while later it was a Roman province and then part of the Papal States until the late 19th century.

Italy European country

Italy, officially the Italian Republic, is a European country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands. Italy is located in Southern Europe, and it is sometimes considered as part of Western Europe. The country covers a total area of 301,340 km2 (116,350 sq mi) and shares land borders with France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, and the enclaved microstates of Vatican City and San Marino. Italy has a territorial exclave in Switzerland (Campione) and a maritime exclave in the Tunisian Sea (Lampedusa). With around 60 million inhabitants, Italy is the fourth-most populous member state of the European Union.

The Temple of Clitumnus, and the source of the Clitunno River, are located in its territory. It is also a center for olive oil production. Besides other typical Central Italian foods, the local gastronomy includes crayfish and trouts.

Temple of Clitumnus building in Campello sul Clitunno, Italy

The Temple of Clitumnus is a small early medieval church that sits along the banks of the Clitunno river in the town of Pissignano near Campello sul Clitunno between Spoleto and Trevi, Umbria, Italy. In 2011, it became a UNESCO World Heritage Site as part of a group of seven such sites that mark the presence of Longobards in Italy. Places of Power.

Crayfish common name for freshwater crustaceans members of the superfamilies Astacoidea and Parastacoidea

Crayfish are freshwater crustaceans resembling small lobsters. They are also known as crawfish, crawdads, freshwater lobsters, mountain lobsters, mudbugs, or yabbies. Taxonomically, they are members of the superfamilies Astacoidea and Parastacoidea. They breathe through feather-like gills. Some species are found in brooks and streams where fresh water is running, while others thrive in swamps, ditches, and paddy fields. Most crayfish cannot tolerate polluted water, although some species such as Procambarus clarkii are hardier. Crayfish feed on animals and plants, either living or decomposing, and detritus.

Trout Number of species of freshwater fish

Trout is the common name for a number of species of freshwater fish belonging to the genera Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus, all of the subfamily Salmoninae of the family Salmonidae. The word trout is also used as part of the name of some non-salmonid fish such as Cynoscion nebulosus, the spotted seatrout speckled trout.

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References

  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.