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Ogliastro Cilento is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region of south-western Italy. As of 2011 its population was of 2,241. History First mentioned in 1059 as Oleastrum (Latin word referred to the Olive tree), the town was part of Agropoli, a fief of the bishop of Paestum, until 1556. Geography Overview Located in northern Cilento, few km from the Cilentan Coast and the Ancient Greek town of Paestum (11 km), Ogliastro Cilento is a hill town bordering with the municipalities of Agropoli, Cicerale, and Prignano Cilento. Crossed by the national road SS18 Naples-Reggio Calabria, it is 8 km far from Agropoli, 30 from Vallo della Lucania, 32 from Battipaglia, and 56 from Salerno. Frazioni The hamlets (frazioni) of Ogliastro the villages of Eredita and Finocchito. The municipality counts also the localities (composed of few scattered farmhouses) of Ginestre, Purgatorio, Santa Caterina, and Santa Maria della Grazia. Eredita (40.35742°N 15.04993°E / 40.35742; 15.04993) is the most populated hamlet, and is located close to Ogliastro, below a hill. It was first mentioned in 1103 as Heredita. Finocchito (40.35192°N 15.07395°E / 40.35192; 15.07395) is a small village located in the eastern side of the municipality, near the mountain road to Cicerale. Its population is of 82. Demographics See also Cilentan dialect Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park References External links (Italian) Ogliastro Cilento official website Google Inc. "Ogliastro Cilento". Google Maps (Map). Cartography by Google, Inc. http://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Ogliastro+Cilento+SA,+Italyfirstname.lastname@example.org,15.0456013,7z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x133955ed60342a01:0x41f2cdd4ebe2c2c1?sa=X&ei=I2RMVMAhqvvLA-79gMgP&sqi=2&ved=0CJwBEPIBMA0.