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Domicella, Province of Avellino, Campania

The centre of the town is located on the top of a hill on the northern slopes of Mount Saro, surrounded by mountains rich of vineyards, chest-nut trees and walnut woods, and has almost merged with nearby Carbonara di Nola. Very charming is the old town center with its medieval narrow lanes, where beautiful old portals can be admired.

Info

  • Altitude: 190 m a.s.l
  • Territory: hilly
  • Population: about 1800 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 83020
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 081
  • How to reach it: Autostrada Napoli - Bari, exit Nola towards Palma Campania; Autostrada Caserta - Roma, exit Sarno towards Palma Campania
  • Patron Saint: San Filippo Neri celebrated on 26 May
  • Frazioni & Localities: Casamanzi, Casola, Pisani, Tavernola.

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History

The name of the town comes from the Latin word "domus", followed by the diminutive suffix "cella" which means "little house". Its origin goes back to Roman times, even if the existence of an inhabited area was documented only in the Middle Ages when it was a hamlet belonging to the Lauro fiefdom.