Alvignano

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Alvignano
—  Comune  —
Comune di Alvignano
Location of Alvignano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°15′N 14°20′E / 41.25°N 14.333°E / 41.25; 14.333Coordinates: 41°15′N 14°20′E / 41.25°N 14.333°E / 41.25; 14.333
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Caserta (CE)
Frazioni Angiolilli, Annunziata, Faraoni, Marcianofreddo, Notarpaoli, Petrilli, Piazza, Rasignano, San Mauro, San Nicola
Government
 • Mayor Angelo Di Costanzo
Area
 • Total 37.6 km2 (14.5 sq mi)
Elevation 132 m (433 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 4,938
 • Density 131.3/km2 (340.1/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 81012
Dialing code 0823
Patron saint St. Ferdinand of Aragon
Saint day Second Sunday in July

Alvignano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 45 km north of Naples and about 20 km north of Caserta, at the feet of the Monti Trebulani.

Its main attractions are the Basilica of Santa Maria di Cubulteria, a rare example of Lombard architecture (8th-9th centuries) and the Aragonese Castle.

Nearby is the ancient town of Compulteria.

References

  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.



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