Castelvetere in Val Fortore

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Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Comune
Comune di Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore is located in Italy
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Location of Castelvetere in Val Fortore in Italy
Coordinates: 41°27′N 14°56′E / 41.450°N 14.933°E / 41.450; 14.933Coordinates: 41°27′N 14°56′E / 41.450°N 14.933°E / 41.450; 14.933
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Benevento (BN)
Government
 • Mayor Ettore Gigli
Area
 • Total 34.48 km2 (13.31 sq mi)
Elevation 706 m (2,316 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 1,587
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym Castelvetresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82023
Dialing code 0824
Patron saint St. Nicholas
Website Official website

Castelvetere in Val Fortore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 90 km northeast of Naples and about 35 km northeast of Benevento in the upper valley of the Fortore River (Sannio).

It is known from the 12th century.

Main sights[edit]

  • Remains of the defensive tower
  • Portal of the church of St. Nicholas, with some fine sculptures
  • Palazzo Marchesale (18th century)
  • Communal Villa (garden)

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.