Mirabella Eclano


Mirabella Eclano is an Italian town and comune of the province of Avellino, in the Campania region. As of 2011 its population was of 7,904.[2]

Mirabella Eclano
Comune di Mirabella Eclano
Coat of arms
Location of Mirabella Eclano
Mirabella Eclano
Location of Mirabella Eclano in Italy
Mirabella Eclano
Mirabella Eclano (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°2′45″N 14°59′59″E
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniCalore, Passo di Mirabella, Pianopantano
Government
  MayorFrancescantonio Capone
Area
  Total33.96 km2 (13.11 sq mi)
Elevation
372 m (1,220 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2018)[2]
  Total7,549
  Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Eclanesi or Mirabellani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83036
Dialing code0825
Patron saintMadonna del Latte, Saint Blaise
Saint day2 February
WebsiteOfficial website

History


The Roman site of Aeclanum once stood nearby. It is now an archaeological park and lies in the frazione of Passo di Mirabella.[3]

Geography


Mirabella is located 46 kilometers far from the provincial capital, Avellino, and 30 from Benevento. The municipality, located near the Province of Benevento, borders with Apice, Bonito, Calvi, Fontanarosa, Grottaminarda, Sant'Angelo all'Esca, Taurasi, Torre Le Nocelle, and Venticano.

It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Calore (shared with Venticano), Passo di Mirabella, and Pianopantano. Passo di Mirabella, located on the national highway "SS 90", represents the municipal commercial area.

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