Nocera Inferiore

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Nocera Inferiore
Comune di Nocera Inferiore
Location of Nocera Inferiore
ProvinceSalerno (SA)
 • MayorManlio Torquato (since May 2012)
 • Total20 km2 (8 sq mi)
43 m (141 ft)
 • Total46,095
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code081
Patron saintSan Prisco
Saint dayMay 9

Nocera Inferiore, is a town and comune in Campania, Italy, in the province of Salerno, at the foot of Monte Albino, 20 km east-south-east of Naples by rail, 135 ft (41 m). above sea-level.

Nuceria Alfaterna appears to have been the chief town in the valley of the Sarnus, Herculaneum, Pompeii, Stabiae and Surrentum all being dependent upon it.

Hannibal destroyed the town in 216.

In 1385 Pope Urban VI was besieged in the castle of Charles of Durazzo.

At Nocera had sped a big part of they life the painter Francesco Solimena, and the writers Jacopo Sannazzaro and Domenico Rea.

Is the birthplace of the footballers Simone Barone and Raffaele De Martino. Originally from Nocera are the parents of Italian American Warren Cuccurullo and Mario Cuomo.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.