Gioia Sannitica

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Gioia Sannitica
Comune
Comune di Gioia Sannitica
Castello-Gioia Sannitica(2).jpg
Coat of arms of Gioia Sannitica
Coat of arms
Gioia Sannitica is located in Italy
Gioia Sannitica
Gioia Sannitica
Location of Gioia Sannitica in Italy
Coordinates: 41°18′N 14°27′E / 41.300°N 14.450°E / 41.300; 14.450
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Caserta (CE)
Frazioni Auduni, Calvisi, Carattano, Caselle, Criscia, Curti, Filette, Gioia, Madonna del Bagno
Government
 • Mayor Michelangelo Raccio
Area
 • Total 54.0 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (31 January 2013[1])
 • Total 3,636
 • Density 67/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gioiesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 81010
Dialing code 0823
Patron saint St. Michael
Saint day 29 September
Website Official website

Gioia Sannitica is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) northeast of Naples and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Caserta.

Gioia Sannitica borders the following municipalities: Alife, Alvignano, Cusano Mutri, Faicchio, Ruviano, San Potito Sannitico.

A hill nearby is home to a Norman castle, connected to a small village which went depopulated in the 14th-15th centuries.

References[edit]

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