Castelfranco in Miscano

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Castelfranco in Miscano
Comune di Castelfranco in Miscano
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Coat of arms of Castelfranco in Miscano
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Location of Castelfranco in Miscano
Castelfranco in Miscano is located in Italy
Castelfranco in Miscano
Castelfranco in Miscano
Location of Castelfranco in Miscano in Italy
Castelfranco in Miscano is located in Campania
Castelfranco in Miscano
Castelfranco in Miscano
Castelfranco in Miscano (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°18′N 15°5′E / 41.300°N 15.083°E / 41.300; 15.083
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
Government
 • MayorAntonio Pio Morcone
Area
 • Total43.4 km2 (16.8 sq mi)
Elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total864
 • Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castelfranchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82022
Dialing code0824
WebsiteOfficial website

Castelfranco in Miscano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 90 km northeast of Naples and about 30 km northeast of Benevento.

It is a mountain agricultural village lying astride the Apennines and known for its caciocavallo, an Italian typical cheese. The largest mud pots in the Southern Apennines, named Bolle della Malvizza (="Blackbird Bubbles" in Irpinian dialect), can be seen along the road that leads to the village.[4]

Castelfranco in Miscano is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Ariano Irpino-Lacedonia and its territory borders the following municipalities: Ariano Irpino, Faeto, Ginestra degli Schiavoni, Greci, Montecalvo Irpino, Montefalcone di Val Fortore, Roseto Valfortore.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "Mud volcanoes in Italy" (PDF). Regione Emilia-Romagna.