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Amalfi, Italy

by WCC on June 6, 2012

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Amalfi is a town with 5317 inhabitants (as of 31 December 2010) in Italy, in the province of Salerno, region Campania. It belongs to the mountain community Comunità Montana Penisola Amalfitana. Amalfi is located on the Gulf of Salerno on the Tyrrhenian Sea, 26 km west of Salerno and 73 km southeast of Naples.

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The town lies on a steep rocky coast, which derives its name from this place: Amalfi Coast, by the UNESCO for World Heritage Site was declared. It extends from the coast into a narrow valley of the Monti Lattari, the Sorrento Peninsula are taking. The town itself can only use an area of approximately 3 square kilometers for construction. For community Amalfi include Lone, Pastena Vettica, Pogerola and Tovere. The neighboring communities are Atrani, Ravello and Positano.

With the flourishing of tourism from the mid-20th Century, the city’s economy was recovering, new housing and leisure facilities make the visitor numbers increase dramatically during the summer months. The city is a member of Cittaslow, a movement founded in Italy in 1999 to decelerate and increase quality of life quality in cities due to environmental policy, infrastructure policy, urban quality, appreciation of indigenous products, hospitality, landscape and consciousness.

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