Montella is a town with 7886 inhabitants ( 31 December 2012) in the province of Avellino in the Campania region. The place is part of the Comunità Montana Bergkomune Terminio Cervialto.


The neighboring municipalities are Acerno (SA), Bagnoli Irpino, Cassano Irpino, Giffoni Valle Piana (SA), Montemarano, Nusco, Serino and Volturara Irpina. Another district is Tagliabosco.

Important personalities

  • Giovanni Palatucci ( born March 31, 1909 in Montella, † February 10, 1945 in the Dachau concentration camp ), Italian police officer and Commissioner of Public Safety
  • Salvatore Pelosi ( born April 10, 1906 in Montella, † 24 October 1974) was an Italian naval officer.
  • Geno Auriemma ( born March 23, 1954 in Montella ), Italian basketball coach of the Lady Huskies of the University of Connecticut in the NCAA


  • United States Norristown (Pennsylvania ) - USA since 1991

Photo Gallery

  • Valle del Torrente Sorbitello
  • View of the place
  • Monte Collelungo