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Avellino

(ävāl-lē`nō), city (1991 pop. 55,662), capital of Avellino prov., Campania, S Italy. It is an agricultural and light manufacturing center. Although damaged by earthquakes in 1930 and 1980, the city has retained much of its medieval aspect. Of note are the 12th-century cathedral and the ruins of a castle (9th–10th cent.). Near Avellino is the Benedictine convent and pilgrimage shrine of Monte Vergine (founded early 12th cent.).
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According to OptaPaolo, Benevento Calcio is the fourth club from Campania to gain promotion to the Seria A after Napoli, Salernitana, and Avellino.
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The other playoff semi-final pits fourth-placed Bologna against Avellino, who finished eighth.
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Flashing signs near Avellino, outside Naples, had warned of slow traffic ahead along a stretch of the A116 autostrada, a major highway crossing southern Italy, before the crash occurred on Sunday, said highway police and officials speaking on state radio.
Rescue workers said they had pulled 33 bodies from the wreckage after Sunday evening's crash near the town of Avellino in the Campania region.
The accident happened near the city of Avellino in Campania region at around 08:30 pm local time (1830 GMT), when a bus carrying 48 tourists from nearby towns ran over some cars.
The bus was carrying the 48 passengers on a highway that links western and eastern Italy across the south, before it crashed in the small town of Avellino, just outside of Naples.