Avellino is a city in the Italian region of Campania, the administrative center of the province of the same name.
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The population is 57,068 people (as of 31.10.2007), the population density is 1,876 people / km². Covers an area of 30.41 km². Postal code - 83100. Telephone code - 0825.
According to Pliny, the city was founded by the Girpin tribe, and later became the Roman colony of Abellinum.
Saint Modestino is considered the patron saint of the city. The city's holiday is celebrated annually on February 14th.
In 1476, Gianpietro Caraffa, the future Pope Paul IV, was born here.