Bellona (Campania)

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Bellona (Italy)
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Coordinates 41 ° 10 '  N , 14 ° 13'  E Coordinates: 41 ° 10 '0 "  N , 14 ° 13' 0"  E
height 63  m slm
surface 11.7 km²
Residents 6,106 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 522 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81041
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061007
Popular name Bellonesi
Website Bellona

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

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.

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