Comune di Forchia

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Location of Forchia in Italy

Coordinates: 41°2′N 14°32′E / 41.033°N 14.533°E / 41.033; 14.533
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Benevento (BN)
Frazioni S. Alfonso, Cagni, Acquavitale, Signorindico
  Mayor Margherita Giordano
  Total 5.4 km2 (2.1 sq mi)
Elevation 282 m (925 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
  Total 1,226
  Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Forchianti
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 82010
Dialing code 0823

Forchia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Benevento in the Italian region Campania, located about 35 km northeast of Naples and about 25 km southwest of Benevento.

The name Forchia is the translation of Latin forculae, meaning "oxbow".

It borders the following municipalities: Airola, Arienzo, Arpaia, Moiano, Roccarainola.


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

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