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Gallo Matese (Molisano: Ru Uàllë) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located in a valley near the Matese Apennines chain and the boundary with Molise, about 70 kilometres (43 mi) north of Naples and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Caserta. Its territory is also home of an artificial lake with the same name. The territory is mostly mountainous.

Gallo Matese
Comune di Gallo Matese
Location of Gallo Matese
Gallo Matese is located in Italy
Gallo Matese
Gallo Matese
Location of Gallo Matese in Italy
Gallo Matese is located in Campania
Gallo Matese
Gallo Matese
Gallo Matese (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°28′N 14°13′E / 41.467°N 14.217°E / 41.467; 14.217Coordinates: 41°28′N 14°13′E / 41.467°N 14.217°E / 41.467; 14.217
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceCaserta (CE)
FrazioniVallelunga
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Antonio Palumbo
Area
 • Total30.9 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation
875 m (2,871 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total678
 • Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Gallesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81010
Dialing code0823
Patron saintSt. Anthony
Saint dayJune 13
WebsiteOfficial website

The town was one of the few settled by a small Bulgar horde in the 7th century.

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.

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