|Coordinates||41 ° 10 ′ N , 14 ° 22 ′ E|
|height||200 m slm|
|Residents||5,350 (Dec 31, 2019)|
|Population density||149 inhabitants / km²|
|Patron saint||Stefanus minicillus|
Caiazzo is an Italian commune ( comune ) with 5350 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . The municipality is located about 12 kilometers north-northeast of Caserta near the Monti Trebulani and borders directly on the province of Benevento . The southern boundary of the municipality is formed by the Volturno .
In ancient times the area was settled by the Oskers and the Samnites . The remains of the Akropolis Kaiatinim are worth seeing . By Sulla , the city that belonged to BC to Rome since 306, was during the civil wars destroyed.
The diocese of Caiazzo has been documented since the 9th century AD . In 1978 the diocese was merged with that of Alife, and in 1986 it was finally incorporated into the diocese of Alife-Caiazzo .
In 1943 the Caiazzo massacre by German Wehrmacht soldiers took place in the community .
- Aulus Atilius Caiatinus (lived 3rd century BC), senator
- Ochtendung , Rhineland-Palatinate (since 1996)
The municipality is located on the railway line from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to Piedimonte Matese .
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
- Christian Hülsen : Caiatia . In: Paulys Realencyclopadie der classischen Antiquity Science (RE). Volume III, 1, Stuttgart 1897, column 1322 f.