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The end of the della Campaign: photos, description (Conza della Campania)

End della Campania is a small town in the province of Avellino, with a population of about 1.5 thousand people. It lies in the valley of the river Ofanto halfway between Lion and Calitri. The earthquake of 1980, the year the historical part of the city, located on the hill and in the vicinity of the ancient Comply was practically wiped off the face of the earth and abandoned and is now in the stage of reconstruction for tourism purposes. A new settlement was established nearby, at the foot of the hill.

In the past the End was an important center for all of its people - Irpino, Romans, Lombards, and a large diocese. However, due to frequent earthquakes, the city gradually lost its importance, giving way to the palm of Sant'angelo dei Lombardi and Teora.

Proximity to the end of the della Campaign is called archaeological Museum and archaeological Park Comps with the ruins of the Roman forum, the amphitheatre and the baths and Langobards Cathedral and castle. On the hill, in the town Pannone, is a necropolis with 11 graves, which suggests that at this place in the 5th century BC there was a developed settlement. In General, the End side by side the graves of the Roman and feudal palaces, ancient walls and Renaissance churches.

A natural jewel of the city is an artificial lake End, created in the 1970-ies and is located in the heart of the commune. In 1999, the year on its southern shore, is remarkable for its ecosystems were created by a natural oasis under the protection of the world wildlife Fund (WWF). Winter on the lake you can see white-backed and white-headed tufted duck in dense thickets of willow nesting night herons and dwarf herons, and in the season of migration stop here storks and osprey. In the surrounding meadows roam foxes, otters and weasels. For many animals and plants, this humid area resulting from the construction of the dam on the river of the Ofanto, was the habitat. The lake has an area of about 800 acres and a depth of 25 acres. Small hills, cultivated lands and meadows, in spring, becoming red due to the flowering of poppies, surrounded on all sides by the End.