Sala Consilina

Sala Consilina
Comune di Sala Consilina

Panoramic view of Sala Consilina

Coat of arms

Sala Consilina within the Province of Salerno
Sala Consilina

Location of Sala Consilina in Italy

Coordinates: 40°24′N 15°36′E / 40.400°N 15.600°E / 40.400; 15.600
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Grecia, Quattro Querce, San Raffaele, San Rocco, San Sebastiano, Sant'Antonio, Santo Leo, Trinità
  Mayor Gaetano Ferrari (since May 2007)
  Total 59 km2 (23 sq mi)
Elevation 614 m (2,014 ft)
Population (31 December 2011[1])
  Total 12,258
  Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Salesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84036
Dialing code 0975
Patron saint St. Michael
Saint day September 29
Website Official website

Sala Consilina is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of southwestern Italy. With 12,258 inhabitants it is the most populated town of Vallo di Diano.


The ancient village of Consilinum was built during the Roman Ages.


Sala Consilina is located in the middle area of Vallo di Diano, close to the borders of Campania with Basilicata. The bordering municipalities are Atena Lucana, Brienza (PZ), Marsico Nuovo (PZ), Padula, Sassano, San Rufo and Teggiano.



Sala Consilina was arguably the birthplace of Giovanni Martini, a trumpeter that served in Italy with Giuseppe Garibaldi and later joined the United States Army, serving with George Armstrong Custer and participating in the Battle of Little Big Horn. Martini is now buried at the Cypress Hill Cemetery in Brooklyn.

See also


  1. (Italian) Source: Istat 2011

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