Castelvetere in Val Fortore

Castelvetere in Val Fortore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 90 km northeast of Naples and about 35 km northeast of Benevento in the upper valley of the Fortore River (Sannio).

Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Comune di Castelvetere in Val Fortore
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Location of Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore is located in Italy
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Location of Castelvetere in Val Fortore in Italy
Castelvetere in Val Fortore is located in Campania
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore
Castelvetere in Val Fortore (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°27′N 14°56′E / 41.450°N 14.933°E / 41.450; 14.933Coordinates: 41°27′N 14°56′E / 41.450°N 14.933°E / 41.450; 14.933
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
Government
 • MayorGianfranco Mottola
Area
 • Total34.58 km2 (13.35 sq mi)
Elevation
706 m (2,316 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total1,183
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castelvetresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82023
Dialing code0824
Patron saintSt. Nicholas
WebsiteOfficial website

It is known from the 12th century.

Main sightsEdit

  • Remains of the defensive tower
  • Portal of the church of St. Nicholas, with some fine sculptures
  • Palazzo Marchesale (18th century)
  • Communal Villa (garden)

ReferencesEdit

  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.