Piedimonte Matese

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Piedimonte Matese
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Piedimonte Matese (Italy)
Piedimonte Matese
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Coordinates 41 ° 21 '  N , 14 ° 21'  E Coordinates: 41 ° 21 '0 "  N , 14 ° 21' 0"  E
height 170  m slm
surface 41.34 km²
Residents 10,689 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 259 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81016
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061057
Popular name Piedimontesi
Patron saint Marcellinus
Website Piedimonte Matese
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Piedimonte Matese is an Italian municipality ( comune ) with 10,689 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . It is part of the Comunità Montana del Matese . The municipality is located at the Parco Regionale del Matese about 31 kilometers north of Caserta and about 29 kilometers southeast of Isernia . Piedimonte Matese borders directly on the provinces of Benevento and Campobasso .

While the municipality initially belonged to the province of Caserta until 1927, it then came to the province of Benevento, only to be added to the province of Caserta in 1945. Since 1975 the municipality is no longer called Piedimonte d'Alife , but bears the current name. Sometimes the compound Piedimonte Matese d'Alife is also used. Since 2003 the municipality has been called città (city).



The municipality is crossed by the Strada Statale 158 . In Piedimonte Matese is the terminus and terminus of the Ferrovia Alifana , whose railway line extends from here to the station of Santa Maria Capua Vetere .


  • Enrico Caruso (1873–1921), star tenor, whose family comes from Piedimonte

Web links

Commons : Piedimonte Matese  - 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.