|Comune di Manocalzati|
Location of Manocalzati in Italy
|Coordinates: 40°56′33″N 14°51′2″E / 40.94250°N 14.85056°ECoordinates: 40°56′33″N 14°51′2″E / 40.94250°N 14.85056°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Avellino (AV)|
|• Total||8.62 km2 (3.33 sq mi)|
|Elevation||450 m (1,480 ft)|
|Population (1 June 2009)|
|• Density||380/km2 (980/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Marco|
|Saint day||25 April|
Manocalzati is a town and comune in the province of Avellino, Campania, Southern Italy. The area produces chestnuts, nuts and grapes. In 2005, the population was 3,156. Its elevation is 450 metres (1,480 ft) above sea level.
Traces from the Iron Age indicate this town existed in the 8th century BC.
Manocalzati was a fiefdom of the San Barbato family. The town retains its medieval charm, with narrow streets and lovely palaces with decorated portals of the 18th and 19th centuries. There are two well preserved churches from the 18th century; Saint Michael (belltower built in the 16th century) and Saint Anna. The town's patron saint is Saint Mark the Evangelist.
Within Manocalzati is San Barbato, a small hamlet overlooking the Serinese valley. Its medieval architecture is composed of houses surrounding a medieval castle.
- Zip/postal code: 83030
- Phone Area Code: 0825
- ISTAT code: 015064046
- Elevation: 450 metres (1,480 ft) above sea level.