Piedimonte Matese

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Piedimonte Matese
Comune
Comune di Piedimonte Matese
Coat of arms of Piedimonte Matese
Coat of arms
Piedimonte Matese is located in Italy
Piedimonte Matese
Piedimonte Matese
Location of Piedimonte Matese in Italy
Coordinates: 41°21′N 14°21′E / 41.350°N 14.350°E / 41.350; 14.350
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Caserta (CE)
Frazioni Sepicciano
Government
 • Mayor Vincenzo Cappello
Area
 • Total 41.3 km2 (15.9 sq mi)
Elevation 165 m (541 ft)
Population (1 June 2009[1])
 • Total 11,525
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Demonym Piedimontesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 81016
Dialing code 0823

Piedimonte Matese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Naples and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Caserta.

Piedimonte Matese borders the following municipalities: Alife, Campochiaro, Castello del Matese, Cusano Mutri, Guardiaregia, San Gregorio Matese, San Potito Sannitico, Sant'Angelo d'Alife.

Main sights[edit]

The church of San Biagio (15th century) houses late-Gothic frescoes with scenes from the Old and New Testament and histories of St. Blaise. The church of St. Thomas (or St. Dominic) was built in 1414. The Baroque church of San Salvatore was designed by Cosimo Fanzago. The Ducal Palace of Gaetani d'Aragona has kept some late Renaissance details.

References[edit]

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

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