San Felice a Cancello

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San Felice a Cancello
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San Felice a Cancello (Italy)
San Felice a Cancello
Country Italy
region Campania
province Caserta  (CE)
Coordinates 41 ° 1 ′  N , 14 ° 29 ′  E Coordinates: 41 ° 1 ′ 0 ″  N , 14 ° 29 ′ 0 ″  E
height 89  m slm
surface 26.78 km²
Residents 17,245 (Dec. 31, 2019)
Population density 644 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 81020 Cancello di Ferrovia (Cancello, San Marco Trotti), 81027 (main town, San Felice)
prefix 0823
ISTAT number 061075
Popular name Sanfeliciani
Patron saint Felix from Nola
Website San Felice a Cancello

San Felice a Cancello is an Italian commune ( comune ) with 17,245 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . The municipality is located about 14 kilometers southeast of Caserta and about 30 kilometers northeast of Naples in the middle of the Valle di Suessola . Nearby is the mountain Sant'Angelo a Palombara (661 m) on the edge of the Parco Regionale del Partenio . The municipality borders on the metropolitan city of Naples .


The area was settled by the Samnites as early as the 5th century BC . There is evidence of a local chapel dedicated to the martyr and bishop Felix von Nola from the 10th century. For many years the places were dependent on the rule in Arienzo .


The municipality extends along the railway line from Rome to Naples in a northeast-southwest direction. From the train station in Cancello there are still connections to Avellino and Benevento . The Autostrada A 30 from Caserta / San Marco Evangelista to Salerno / Mercato San Severino also leads past the Cancello district . North of the municipality, Strada Statale 7 leads from Caserta / Maddaloni to Benevento.

Web links

Commons : San Felice a Cancello  - 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.