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Campello sul Clitunno

Campello sul Clitunno
Comune
Comune di Campello sul Clitunno
Coat of arms of Campello sul Clitunno
Coat of arms
Campello sul Clitunno is located in Italy
Campello sul Clitunno
Location of Campello sul Clitunno in Italy
Coordinates:
Country Italy
Region Umbria
Province Perugia
Frazioni Pettino,
Acera, Agliano, Campello Alto, Carvello, Colle, Fontanelle, Lenano, Spina Nuova
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Pacifici
Area
 • Total 49.8 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
Elevation 290 m (950 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 2,479
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Campellini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 06042
Dialing code 0743
Patron saint Saint Louis
Saint day June 26
Website Official website

Campello sul Clitunno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Perugia in the Italian region Umbria, located about 45 km southeast of Perugia.

The Temple of Clitumnus, and the source of the Clitunno River, are located in its territory. It is also a center for olive oil production. Besides other typical Central Italian foods, the local gastronomy includes crayfish and trouts.

Disasters

On November 2006, four maintenance workers were killed by a series of explosions while conducting work at an olive oil facility. The factory caught fire after the blasts. Around 500 people were evacuated as a precaution.[1]

References

  1. ^ Explosion at Italian olive oil plant kills four - Reuters - Obtained February 10, 2007.

External links

  • Official website



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