San Marco dei Cavoti

San Marco dei Cavoti (Italian pronunciation: [samˈmarko deikaˈvɔːti]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located near the Fortore River valley.

San Marco dei Cavoti
Comune di San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti - Piazza del Carmine.jpg
Location of San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti is located in Italy
San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti
Location of San Marco dei Cavoti in Italy
San Marco dei Cavoti is located in Campania
San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti
San Marco dei Cavoti (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°18′N 14°52′E / 41.300°N 14.867°E / 41.300; 14.867Coordinates: 41°18′N 14°52′E / 41.300°N 14.867°E / 41.300; 14.867
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceBenevento (BN)
FrazioniAia del Fuoco, Borgognone, Calisi, Capoiazzo, Casaiarocca, Casone Cocca, Catapano, Ciannavera, Coperchiata, Cretazzi, Cuponi, Fontana dell'Olmo, Fontanelle, Fontecanale, Fonte dei Cavi, Fonte di Stelle, Fonte Zuppino, Francisi, Franzese, Iaminardi, Leccata, Maddalena, Montedoro, Montelse, Nevizzica, Padino, Paolella, Perreri, Peschiti, Piana delle Cardarelle, Piana delle Logge, Pilabove, Piloni, Pirosa, Riccetto, Ripa, Rocce, San Severo, Santa Maria la Macchia, Sole Bianco, Stampone, Tamburrino, Toppo della Chiesa, Toppo San Silvestro, Toppo Santa Barbara, Tosti, Turone, Valle di Stefano, Zenna
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Rossi
Area
 • Total48.8 km2 (18.8 sq mi)
Elevation
695 m (2,280 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2015)[3]
 • Total3,422
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanmarchesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
82029
Dialing code0824
Patron saintSt. Mark
Saint dayApril 25
WebsiteOfficial website

San Marco is one of the best-known places in Italy for the production of torrone. There are around 10 companies in the production of this product, mainly family owned.

In the past the internal economy was dominated by textile productions, but later the production fell along with the Italian trends.

Main sightsEdit

  • Torre Provenzale ("Provençal Tower"), a 14th-century jail later turned into a bell tower.
  • Church of Maria SS.del Carmine (14th century), remade and provided with new frescoes in the 18th century.
  • Rural church of Santa Barbara' (16th century)
  • Palace Jelardi (18th 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.