Santa Maria a Vico
|Santa Maria a Vico|
|Coordinates||41 ° 2 ′ N , 14 ° 29 ′ E|
|height||83 m slm|
|Residents||14,185 (Dec. 31, 2019)|
|Population density||1,313 inhabitants / km²|
|Patron saint||Nicholas of Myra|
|Website||Santa Maria a Vico|
Santa Maria a Vico is an Italian municipality ( comune ) with 14,185 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Caserta in Campania . The municipality borders the province of Benevento . It is located about 12 kilometers southeast of Caserta , 27 kilometers northeast of Naples and 29 kilometers west of Benevento .
Santa Maria a Vico is a foundation from the Second Roman-Samnite War ( Vicus Novanensis ). A changing station was later set up here on the Via Appia ( Ad Novas ). With the fall of the Roman Empire, the place was destroyed by the barbarians. The town flourished as a market in the Kingdom of Naples .
Strada Statale 7 leads through the municipality from Maddaloni to Benevento. One station is served by trains on the Benevento – Cancello line.
Santa Maria a Vico has partnerships with the Spanish city of Caspe in the province of Saragossa and with the French city of Gaillac in the Tarn department .
- ↑ Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.