Arpaia

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Arpaia
Comune
Comune di Arpaia
Arpaia (Benevento).jpg
Arpaia is located in Italy
Arpaia
Arpaia
Location of Arpaia in Italy
Coordinates: 41°2′N 14°33′E / 41.033°N 14.550°E / 41.033; 14.550
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Benevento (BN)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Carmine D'Ambrosio
Area
 • Total 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation 283 m (928 ft)
Population (1 January 2015)[1]
 • Total 2,012
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Arpaiuoli or Arpaioli
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82012
Dialing code 0823
Website Official website

Arpaia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 35 km northeast of Naples and about 25 km southwest of Benevento.

Arpaia borders the following municipalities: Airola, Forchia, Paolisi, Roccarainola.

History[edit]

Arpaia, rather than present-day Montesarchio, is considered to have been the seat of the ancient bishopric of Caudium.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Gaetano Moroni, Dizionario di erudizione storico-ecclesiastica, vol. 10, p. 283
  3. ^ Francesco Lanzoni, Le diocesi d'Italia dalle origini al principio del secolo VII (an. 604), vol. I, Faenza 1927, p. 186