Comune di Sapri

Sapri's bay

Sapri within the Province of Salerno

Location of Sapri in Italy

Coordinates: 40°4′N 15°38′E / 40.067°N 15.633°E / 40.067; 15.633
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Salerno (SA)
Frazioni Timpone
  Mayor Giuseppe Del Medico (since May 2012)
  Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
  Total 6,783
  Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sapresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 84073
Dialing code 0973
Patron saint St. Vito
Saint day June 15
Website Official website

Sapri is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. It is one of the southernmost towns of the region of Cilento and its population is 6,783.[1]



In June–July 1857 that the republican revolutionary Carlo Pisacane led the Sapri expedition here. Pisacane and about 300 of his companions were killed in the suppression of the expedition.


The town is a port on Tyrrhenian Sea, located in the southern part of Campania, close to the border with Basilicata. The town is far 10 km from Maratea, 8 km from Policastro Bussentino and almost 100 km from Salerno.

Twin towns

See also


  1. 1 2 (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
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