Casalduni is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 60 km northeast of Naples and about 15 km northwest of Benevento, on the slopes of Monte Cicco on the right of the Tammaro river.

Casalduni
Comune di Casalduni
The skyline of Casalduni in 1944
The skyline of Casalduni in 1944
Coat of arms of Casalduni
Location of Casalduni
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
FrazioniAcquaro, Brendice, Capitorto, Casale, Cerconi, Collemarino, Collemastarzo, Crocella, Cuolli, Ferrarisi, Gentile, Lanzate, Macella, Pescomandarino, Pezzalonga, Piana, Prato, San Fortunato, Santa Maria, Tacceto, Vado della Lota, Vaglie, Zingolella
Area
 • Total23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2020)[2]
 • Total1,293
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Casaldunesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82030
Dialing code0824
ISTAT code062015
Patron saintOur Lady of Mount Carmel[3]
Saint day16 July
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Casalduni is mostly remembered as the location, along with Pontelandolfo, of a massacre of largely civilian population by the Piedmontese occupation troops in 1861.

 
Memorial remembering the Casalduni and Pontelandoldo massacre (1861)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Resident population". Istat. 1 January 2020. Retrieved 9 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Comune di Casalduni". Comuni di Italia. Retrieved 9 March 2021.