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Comune di Castelcivita
Panoramic view
Panoramic view
Castelcivita within the Province of Salerno
Castelcivita within the Province of Salerno
Castelcivita is located in Italy
Location of Castelcivita in Italy
Coordinates: 40°29′N 15°14′E / 40.483°N 15.233°E / 40.483; 15.233Coordinates: 40°29′N 15°14′E / 40.483°N 15.233°E / 40.483; 15.233
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Cosentini, Pantano-Serracchio, Serra
 • Mayor Antonio Forziati 
 • Total 57 km2 (22 sq mi)
Elevation 487 m (1,598 ft)
Population (28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total 1,678
 • Density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castelcivitesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 84020
Dialing code 0828
Patron saint St. Cono, St. Nicholas of Bari
Saint day June 3, December 6
Website Official website

Castelcivita (Cilentan: A Castellucce) is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy.


The town is situated in the middle of Cilento, by the western side of the Alburni mountains, and its territory is part of the Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park.[2] Neighboring municipalities are Albanella, Altavilla Silentina, Aquara, Controne (the nearest town), Ottati, Postiglione, Roccadaspide and Sicignano degli Alburni. The municipalities counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Cosentini, Pantano-Serracchio and Serra.

Main sights[edit]

Castelcivita is home to the popular tourist attraction, the Castelcivita Caves (Grotte di Castelcivita), located 1,5 km in the valley, by the river Calore.


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