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Marcianise (Italy)
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Coordinates 41 ° 2 '  N , 14 ° 18'  E Coordinates: 41 ° 2 '0 "  N , 14 ° 18' 0"  E
height 35  m slm
surface 30 km²
Residents 39,423 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 1,314 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81025
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061049
Popular name Marcianisani
Patron saint San Michele Arcangelo (May 8th)
Website Marcianise
Marcianise, Piazza Umberto I
Marcianise, Piazza Umberto I

Marcianise is a town with 39,423 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in the Campania region . It is located about 30 km north of Naples and 9 km south of the provincial capital Caserta .

Neighboring communities

The neighboring communities are Acerra (NA), Caivano (NA), Capodrise , Carinaro , Gricignano di Aversa , Macerata Campania , Maddaloni , Orta di Atella , Portico di Caserta , San Marco Evangelista , San Nicola la Strada , Santa Maria Capua Vetere and Succivo .


Marcianise was probably founded in the 6th century AD and probably destroyed by the Saracens in 861.

The area has been hit by frequent cholera . According to a legend, in 1706 the city was spared by the Holy Cross. Later the marshland in the area fell dry and hemp cultivation expanded.


  • Baroque church of Annunziata with Neapolitan frescoes
  • The Cathedral of St. Michael Archangel with the cross that is said to have saved the city from cholera
  • The 15th century castle of Loriano

Broadcasting station

Marcianise was the location of the medium wave radio transmitter for the Naples area. He used a 205 m high, self-radiating transmission mast (41 ° 0'7 "N 14 ° 19'0" E), which is 205 m high and isolated from earth, which is the highest transmission mast on the Italian mainland. The regular program was broadcast by Rai Radio 1 (first national radio program) on a frequency of 657 kHz with 50 kilowatts of transmission power in single- frequency operation with transmitters in Pisa-Coltano and Montiggl . The transmitter was shut down on September 17, 2012 because the lease for the transmitter site had expired.


There are several major chemical plants in the city. The telecommunications group Ericsson operates a plant in Marcianise.

Web links

Commons : Marcianise  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
  2. News from October 14, 2012 ( Memento of the original from January 1, 2013 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was automatically inserted and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /