Positano is a small picturesque town with splendid coastal views, on the famous in , . The town itself is perched on an enclave on the face of a hill and winds down towards the waters of the Amalfi Coast.
Photo: JeCCo, CC BY 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a mountain in the , a small mountain range chain in the Pre-Apennines, on the Sorrentine Peninsula of southwestern . is situated 4½ km north of Positano. Photo: Mentnafunangann, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is in , Italy. It's a part of the world-famous , a really beautiful and quiet place. Photo: Meho29, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village of about 800 people on the . Photo: Jensens, Public domain.

is a coastal town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Naples, in southern Italy. is situated 6 km northwest of Positano. Photo: Gianlu81, CC BY-SA 3.0.


40.6287° or 40° 37' 43.2" north
14.4855° or 14° 29' 7.8" east
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United Nations Location Code
30 metres (98 feet)
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node 68582404
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Positano
  • Arabic: بوسيتانو
  • Armenian: Պոզիտանո
  • Azerbaijani: Pozitano
  • Basque: Positano
  • Belarusian: Пазітана
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  • Catalan: Positano
  • Cebuano: Positano
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  • Chinese: Positano
  • Chinese: 波西塔諾
  • Chinese: 波西塔诺
  • Czech: Positano
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  • Georgian: პოზიტანო
  • German: Positano
  • Hebrew: פוזיטאנו
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  • Hungarian: Positano
  • Indonesian: Positano
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Positano
  • Italian: Positano
  • Japanese: ポジターノ
  • Kazakh: Позитано
  • Korean: 포시타노
  • Latin: Pausitanum
  • Latin: Posidianum
  • Lithuanian: Positanas
  • Lombard: Positano
  • Luxembourgish: Positano
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  • Neapolitan: Pusitano
  • Norwegian: Positano
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Positano
  • Occitan (post 1500): Positano
  • Persian: پوزیتانو
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  • Russian: Позитано
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  • Sicilian: Positanu
  • South Azerbaijani: پوزیتانو
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  • Tatar: Позитано
  • Thai: โปซีตาโน
  • Turkish: Positano
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  • Venetian: Positano
  • Vietnamese: Positano
  • Volapük: Positano
  • Waray (Philippines): Positano

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