|Coordinates||41 ° 10 ' N , 14 ° 13' E|
|height||63 m slm|
|Residents||6,106 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||522 inhabitants / km²|
Bellona is an Italian commune ( comune ) with 6106 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . The municipality is located about 12 kilometers northwest of Caserta and about 35 kilometers north of Naples in the Terra di Lavoro on the Monti Trebulani . The southern boundary of the municipality is formed by the Volturno .
The Sicopolis settlement was built on the hill of Palombara in the 9th century AD. It was located between the district of Triflisco and the neighboring municipality of Capua . Just a few years later, the settlement was destroyed by the Saracens. The Convent of Bellona was founded in 1099 with the Sancta Jerusalem chapel on Monte Rageto.
Sons and daughters
- Paolino Limongi (1914–1996), archbishop and diplomat
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
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