San Marco dei Cavoti

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San Marco dei Cavoti
Comune
Comune di San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti - Piazza del Carmine.jpg
San Marco dei Cavoti is located in Italy
San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti
Location of San Marco dei Cavoti in Italy
Coordinates: 41°18′N 14°52′E / 41.300°N 14.867°E / 41.300; 14.867Coordinates: 41°18′N 14°52′E / 41.300°N 14.867°E / 41.300; 14.867
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Benevento (BN)
Frazioni Aia del Fuoco, Borgognone, Calisi, Capoiazzo, Casaiarocca, Casone Cocca, Catapano, Ciannavera, Coperchiata, Cretazzi, Cuponi, Fontana dell'Olmo, Fontanelle, Fontecanale, Fonte dei Cavi, Fonte di Stelle, Fonte Zuppino, Francisi, Franzese, Iaminardi, Leccata, Maddalena, Montedoro, Montelse, Nevizzica, Padino, Paolella, Perreri, Peschiti, Piana delle Cardarelle, Piana delle Logge, Pilabove, Piloni, Pirosa, Riccetto, Ripa, Rocce, San Severo, Santa Maria la Macchia, Sole Bianco, Stampone, Tamburrino, Toppo della Chiesa, Toppo San Silvestro, Toppo Santa Barbara, Tosti, Turone, Valle di Stefano, Zenna
Government
 • Mayor Francesco Cocca
Area
 • Total 48.8 km2 (18.8 sq mi)
Elevation 695 m (2,280 ft)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 3,683
 • Density 75/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Sanmarchesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82029
Dialing code 0824
Patron saint St. Mark
Saint day April 25

San Marco dei Cavoti is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located near the Fortore River valley.

San Marco is one of the best-known places in Italy for the production of torrone. There are around 10 companies in the production of this product, mainly family owned.

In the past the internal economy was dominated by textile productions, but in the last year the production fell along with the Italian trends.

Main sights[edit]

  • Torre Provenzale ("Provençal Tower"), a 14th-century jail later turned into a bell tower.
  • Church of Maria SS.del Carmine (14th century), remade and provided with new frescoes in the 18th century.
  • Rural church of Santa Barbara' (16th century)
  • Palace Jelardi (18th century)

References[edit]

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