|Comune di Cardito|
Location of Cardito in Italy
|Coordinates: 40°57′N 14°18′E / 40.950°N 14.300°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Metropolitan City of Naples|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Cirillo|
|• Total||3.2 km2 (1.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||33 m (108 ft)|
|Population (30 SEptember 2015)|
|• Density||7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Blaise (commune), St. Joseph and St. Euphemia (Carditello)|
|Saint day||3 February (commune), 13 June (Carditello)|
Cardito borders the following municipalities: Afragola, Caivano, Casoria, Crispano, Frattamaggiore. It was once mainly known for its strawberry and asparagus production; now also buffalo mozzarella is produced.
The city was perhaps founded by people from the nearby Atella around 350-300 BC. It is connected by the SS 87 Sannitica national road.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.