Contrada, Campania

Comune di Contrada

Location of Contrada in Italy

Coordinates: 40°52′1″N 14°46′47″E / 40.86694°N 14.77972°E / 40.86694; 14.77972Coordinates: 40°52′1″N 14°46′47″E / 40.86694°N 14.77972°E / 40.86694; 14.77972
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
  Total 10.31 km2 (3.98 sq mi)
Elevation 420 m (1,380 ft)
Population (2005)
  Total 2,986
  Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Contradesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83020
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day May 8
Website Official website

Contrada is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, southern Italy.


Notable people

Ammaturo Antonio, police officer, Vicequestore (assistant chief), head of Squadra Mobile of the Police Headquarters in Naples, responsible for a vivid contrast to the activities of criminal organizations in the territory of Southern Italy, especially against Camorra in the Neapolitan area, killed by a terrorist commando of BR in unclear circumstances, in Piazza Nicola Amore in Naples, 15 July 1982. Ammaturo was famous for his strong opposition to the famous criminal boss Raffaele Cutolo.

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