Mignano Monte Lungo
|Mignano Monte Lungo|
|Coordinates||41 ° 24 ′ N , 13 ° 59 ′ E|
|height||137 m slm|
|Residents||3,074 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||58 inhabitants / km²|
|Patron saint||Anthony of Padua|
|Website||Mignano Monte Lungo|
Mignano Monte Lungo is an Italian municipality ( comune ) with 3074 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . It is part of the Comunità Montana Monte Santa Croce . The municipality is located about 47.5 kilometers northwest of Caserta . Mignano Monte Lungo borders directly on the provinces of Frosinone ( Latium ) and Isernia ( Molise ).
Originally a settlement of the Sidicins , the city of Cesennia was built here, which was conquered by the Romans in 305 BC. From the end of the 8th century, the Lombards took control of Mignano. In 1139, after a battle between Pope Innocent II and Roger II of Sicily , the war in the region, which had been going on for almost ten years and which began with the coronation of Roger II by the antipope Antiochus, ended here.
On September 27, 1943, the Battle of Montelungo took place here between the 5th US Army and the Axis powers .
Mignano Monte Lungo train station is on the Roma – Cassino – Napoli line . The Autostrada A1 runs through the municipality from Milan to Naples and the Strada Statale 6 Via Casilina from Rome to Pastorano .
- Michelina De Cesare (1841–1868), Brigantessa (robber) of a gang, born in the Caspoli district, killed in the main town
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.