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Raviscanina (Italy)
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Coordinates 41 ° 22 ′  N , 14 ° 15 ′  E Coordinates: 41 ° 22 ′ 0 ″  N , 14 ° 15 ′ 0 ″  E
height 358  m slm
surface 24 km²
Residents 1,265 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 53 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81010
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061066
Popular name Raviscaninesi
Patron saint San Michele Arcangelo
Website Raviscanina
View of Raviscanina
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.

Local division

The municipality has the two districts Quattro Venti and Case Pagane.


The A1 Milan - Naples motorway (Autostrada del Sole) is around 20 km away.

Web links

Commons : Raviscanina  - 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.