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Caiazzo (Italy)
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Local name Cajazzo
Coordinates 41 ° 10 ′  N , 14 ° 22 ′  E Coordinates: 41 ° 10 ′ 0 ″  N , 14 ° 22 ′ 0 ″  E
height 200  m slm
surface 36 km²
Residents 5,350 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 149 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81013
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061009
Popular name Caiatini
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 .


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The municipality is located on the railway line from Santa Maria Capua Vetere to Piedimonte Matese .

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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