Barano, Ischia (Comune di Barano d'Ischia)

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Barano, Ischia (Comune di Barano d'Ischia)

The Commune of Barano d'Ischia (Barano Municipality) at Island of Ischia In Campania region (Naples Province) occupies the territory of 12sq.m and has 8.328 inhabitants. It is a part of Barano-Serrara- Fontana diocese and devided into 6 parishes. The name "Barano" was first mentioned in 1374 on the marble board of the bishop Bartolomeo Bussolaro, conserved in Casamicciola in ex villa Mennella. The most ancient name was "Murpano et Eramo", as could be seen from Angevin's documents of 13th century. The archeological discoveries proved that the territory of the commune was inhabited already in the 8th century before Christ.

The populated centers of Barano are Testaccio, Piedimonte, Fiaiano, Sciappone, Barano and Buonopane.

Places of Interest (shown in Map):

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  1. Madonna delle Grazie
  2. S.Giorgio
  3. S.Alfonso Maria de'Liguori
  4. S.Maria la Porta
  5. Maria SS.Madre della Chiesa
  6. Crocifisso
  7. Nativita' della Madonna
  8. S.Pancrazio
  9. S.Sebastiano Martire
  10. S.Rocco
  11. S.Maria del Carmine
  12. S.Giovanni Battista

Calendar of the religious holidays of Barano

Comune di Barano d'Ischia Website: http://www.comunebarano.it/

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