Sorrento (Neapolitan: Surriento) is a smaa toun in Campanie, soothren Italy, wi some 16,500 indwallers. It is a popular tourist destination which can be reached easily frae Naples an Pompeii, as it lies at the sooth-eastren end o the Circumvesuviana rail line. The toun owerleuks the Bay o Naples as the key place o the Sorrentine Peninsula, an mony viewpynts allae sicht o Naples itself, Vesuvius an the Isle o Capri.

Sorrento
Comune di Sorrento
Coat of airms o Sorrento
Coat airms
Sorrento is locatit in Italy
Sorrento
Sorrento
Location o Sorrento in Italy
Coordinates: 40°37′34″N 14°22′34″E / 40.62611°N 14.37611°E / 40.62611; 14.37611
KintraItaly
RegionCampanie
ProvinceNaples (NA)
FrazioniCasarlano, Cesarano, Marano, Priora, Santa Lucia, Sorrento Capo, Sorrento Marina Grande
Govrenment
 • MayorGiuseppe Cuomo (syne 2010)
Area
 • Total9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2007)
 • Total16,547
 • Density1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sorrentini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
80060 an 80067
Dialin code081
Patron sauntSt. Antoninus
Saunt dayFebruar 14
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

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Twin touns – Sister ceetiesEedit

Sorrento is twinned wi:

ReferencesEedit

  1. "Villes jumelées avec la Ville de Nice" (in French). © 2008-2010 Ville de Nice. Archived frae the original on 29 October 2012. Retrieved 24 Juin 2013.
  2. "Skiens vennskapsbyer". Skien kommune. Archived frae the original on 13 Apryle 2009. Retrieved 18 Januar 2009. (in Norse)
  3. Delgado, Gilbert L. "The Santa Fe Sister Cities Program". The Official Website of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Archived frae the original on 26 August 2013. Retrieved 24 Juin 2013.