Lacco Ameno


Lacco Ameno

Infobox CityIT
img_coa = LaccoAmeno-Stemma.gif
official_name = Comune di Lacco Ameno
img_coa_small=yes
name = Lacco Ameno
region = Campania
province = Naples (NA)
elevation_m =
area_total_km2 = 2.7
population_as_of = 28 February 2007All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.]
population_total = 4632
population_density_km2 = 2120
timezone = CET, UTC+1
coordinates = coord|40|45|N|13|53|E
frazioni = Fango, Mezzavia, Pannella, Fundera
telephone = 081
postalcode = 80076
gentilic = Lacchesi
saint = St. Restituta
day = May 17
mayor = Restituta Irace
website = [http://www.comunelaccoameno.it/ www.comunelaccoameno.it]
mapy = 13.884
mapx = 40.75

Lacco Ameno is a town and "comune" situated in the northwest of the island of Ischia, in the Gulf of Naples off the west coast of Italy. The town has a population of around 4,600 inhabitants.

It is located at the feet of the Mount Epomeo, facing the sea. The name most likely derives from the Greek "lakkos", meaning "stone". The name "" was added to the official name in 1862.

Features

Lacco Ameno is home to a 11th century church, built over a pre-existing Palaeo-Christian edifice. The Museum of Santa Restituta houses several prehistorical findings and Greek ceramics from the 8th-2nd centuries BC.

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References

External links

* [http://www.comunelaccoameno.it/ Official website] it icon en icon de icon


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