Metropolitan City of Naples

Location of Brusciano in Italy

Coordinates: 40°55′N 14°25′E / 40.917°N 14.417°E / 40.917; 14.417Coordinates: 40°55′N 14°25′E / 40.917°N 14.417°E / 40.917; 14.417
Country Italy
Region Campania
Frazioni De Ruggiero, La Scorza, Pastena
  Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 27 m (89 ft)
Population (1 April 2009)[1]
  Total 16,518
  Density 3,300/km2 (8,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bruscianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 80031
Dialing code 081
Patron saint San Sebastiano
Saint day 20 January
Website Official website

Brusciano is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Naples, in Italy, on the slopes of Mount Vesuvius. Situated inland north-east of Naples, 10 miles from center city, the ancient village of rural vocation has developed along the way National Puglia, in the stretch that connects the east of the capital and Pomigliano d'Arco and Nola.

Its territory in the middle of the plain bell sits in the shadow of the area Vesuvius, is between the slopes of Monte Somma and the plain of Acerra is crossed by Regi Lagni. Has a particular geological origin: ash, lava and volcanic tuff resulting from the Vesuvius formed the substrate on which it was formed on local soil. The surface layer shows a depth of order few meters, with a particular composition of elements and sandy-clay mixed with volcanic ash, lava and pumice.


  1. All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat); Dati Istat - Popolazione residente all 1 April 2009
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