|Coordinates||41 ° 22 ′ N , 14 ° 15 ′ E|
|height||358 m slm|
|Residents||1,265 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||53 inhabitants / km²|
|Patron saint||San Michele Arcangelo|
View of Raviscanina
Raviscanina is a municipality in the Italian province of Caserta in the Campania region with 1265 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019). It is part of the Comunità Montana del Matese .
The neighboring communities are Ailano , Pietravairano , Prata Sannita , Sant'Angelo d'Alife , Vairano Patenora and Valle Agricola .
Raviscanina is located in the north of the Campania region at the foot of Mount Matese , about 25 km from the border with the neighboring region of Molise . The provincial capital Caserta is about 58 km south . Naples is about 85 km south. The capital Rome is 183 km to the northwest .
The origin of the name is uncertain. It could be derived from rubus caninus (ital .: rovo di cani, dt .: blackberry of dogs). Rupecanina was also mentioned in the past , which indicates a Norman village.
The municipality has the two districts Quattro Venti and Case Pagane.
The A1 Milan - Naples motorway (Autostrada del Sole) is around 20 km away.
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.