Photos of Italy - Italiansrus.com
Home Advertise Articles Email Forum News Store

Resources
Art, Cuisine, Famous Italians, Festivals, Folklore, Genealogy, Holidays, Hotels, Photos, Real Estate, Sports, Travel and More

Guides
  • Buying Property Guide
  • City/Island Guides
  • Inheritance Guide
  • Regional Guides
    Surname Collection
    Add your name to the collection.
    Recipes
    Authentic Italian recipes for you to enjoy.
    Photo Galleries
    Enjoy photos of Italy, wine making & more.
    Proverbi
    Proverbs in Italian & English.
    Our Paesani
    Weekly column dedicated to today's Italy.
    by Francesca Di Meglio

    Italian Memories
    Articles on growing up Italian.
    by Cookie Curci

    Una Mamma Italiana
    Articles for Italian mammas.
    by Tiffany Longo

    Learn Italian
    English-Italian guides
    Spanish-Italian guides.

    Molto Italiano
    Sign up for our FREE newsletter.
    Trivia
    Test your knowledge of Italy.
  • Campania

    by Anthony Parente


    Campania
    Italiansrus Gear

    With one of the most magnificent coastlines in Europe, Campania offers tourists breathtaking views making it a popular destination among travelers. For years travelers including the rich and famous have spent their time basking on the enchanted islands of Capri and Ischia or enjoying the magnificent views that cascades along the Amalfi Coast.

    Just as breathtaking as the beauty and charm, Campania offers some of the most impressive collections of antiquities found in Italy. In Naples you will find the National Archaeological Museum, which is one of the most important and leading archaeological museums in the world. Paestum, which is south east of Naples, is home to one of the oldest and best preserved Doric temples in the world and in Cumae you will find the Sibyl caves. Least we forget the remains that can be found at Pompeii and Herculaneum from the destruction caused by Mount Vesuvius on August 24, 79 AD.

    Campania is located in the southern portion of Italy. It is bordered by Lazio to the north-west, Molise to the north, Puglia to the east, Basilicata to the south-east and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west. According to ISTAT (Italy's National Institute of Statistics) Campania as of 2004 has a population of 5,788,986, which ranks them second behind the region of Lombardy. The city of Naples, which is the regional capital, ranks third in population only behind Rome and Milan. The region ranks 12th out of 20 in total area and approximately 85% of the region is either hilly or mountainous. The region itself consists of 552 comunes which reside in the following 5 provinces: Avellino, Benevento, Caserta, Naples and Salerno. It also includes the islands of Capri, Ischia, and Procida.

    There is much to learn about the region of Campania. From its vast history to its various traditions and customs this guide will help you uncover all the charm and beauty that this region has to offer.

    Campania Resources
    Introduction Cities Cuisine
    Culture/Folklore Entertainment Events/Feasts
    Genealogy History Hotels
    Maps Monuments Museums
    Photos Practical Info Religion
    Travel/Tourism Villas  

    Share

    Follow Us
    find-us-on-facebook-logo

    Featured Item


    Shirts & Novelties


    Partner Links

    Shops/Stores

    Italiansrus Gear
    Proudly display the colors of Italy with these great products.

    Speak Italian? Speak it better! Subscribe to Tutto italiano Today!

    Italian Charms
    Huge selection of Italian charms and jewelry.

    FORZIERI.com
    The world largest online retailer for Premium Italian Fashions.


    Cuisine/Food

    CyberCucina.com
    Fine gourmet foods and more.


    Travel

    Tour Italy
    Customize your trip to Italy.

    Booking IT - 140x140


    | Home | Email | Forum | Newsletter |

    Copyright © 1998-2017 Anthony Parente. All rights reserved.