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Mugnano del Cardinale, Province of Avellino, Campania

Situated along the road to the sanctuary of Montevergine, a favorite destination of pilgrims, Mugnano is known for its production of excellent fruit, nuts, and pork products. It was the birthplace of archaeologist and literary critic Pasquale Bianchi.

Info

  • Altitude: 250 m a.s.l
  • Territory: mountainous
  • Population: about 5200 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 83027
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 081
  • Demonym: mugnanesi
  • Patron Saint: Maria Santissima delle Grazie celebrated on 2nd July.

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History

The center dates back to the late Middle Ages. In the 14th century it was under the Santa Casa dell'Annunziata of Naples, then thanks to Charles III Bourbon, who had the main road Via Regia delle Puglie restored, the whole territory enjoyed an economic revival.