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Montemiletto, Province of Avellino, Campania

Located in the central hills of Irpinia, on the mountain watershed between the valleys of the Calore and Sabato rivers, Montemiletto rises around an imposing medieval castle, 20 km from Avellino. The economy is based primarily on agriculture, supported by a large amount of spring water, and some industrial activities.

Info

  • Altitude: 600 m a.s.l
  • Territory: hilly
  • Population: about 5200 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 83038
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0825
  • Patron Saint: St. Gaetano celebrated on 7 August, Sant'Eustacchio
  • Frazioni & Localities: Caponi, Festola, Lomba, Montaperto, Serra, San Bartolomeo, San Giovanni, San Nicola, Sant'Angelo, Stazione di Montemiletto.

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History

Traces of prehistoric settlements show that the origins of the human presence in the area are very remote. In medieval times it was ruled by a number of feudal lords, such as the Della Leonessa and the De Tocco. In the last few years the commune has developed areas around the town with modern buildings.