Piedimonte Matese

Piedimonte Matese
Comune di Piedimonte Matese

Coat of arms
Piedimonte Matese

Location of Piedimonte Matese in Italy

Coordinates: 41°21′N 14°21′E / 41.350°N 14.350°E / 41.350; 14.350
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Caserta (CE)
Frazioni Sepicciano
  Mayor Vacant[1]
  Total 41.3 km2 (15.9 sq mi)
Elevation 165 m (541 ft)
Population (30 November 2013[2])
  Total 11,376
  Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Piedimontesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 81016
Dialing code 0823
Patron saint St. Marcellino
Saint day 2 June
Website Official website

Piedimonte Matese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region of Campania, located about 82 km (49 miles) north of Naples and about 40 km (24 miles) north of Caserta.

Piedimonte Matese borders the following municipalities: Alife, Campochiaro, Castello del Matese, Cusano Mutri, Guardiaregia, San Gregorio Matese, San Potito Sannitico, Sant'Angelo d'Alife. Up until 1945, Piedimonte Matese was located within the Province of Benevento. Before 1970 Piedimonte was known as Piedimonte d'Alife.

Main sights

The church of San Biagio (15th century) houses late-Gothic frescoes with scenes from the Old and New Testament and histories of St. Blaise. The church of St. Thomas (or St. Dominic) was built in 1414. The Baroque church of San Salvatore was designed by Cosimo Fanzago. The Ducal Palace of Gaetani d'Aragona has kept some late Renaissance details. Its patron saint is San Marcellino.[3]


Based in the Sepicciano area of Piedimonte Matese is the 4,000-seater Stadio Pasqualino Ferrante, a municipal stadium and home of Eccellenza (Molise) club A.S.D. Tre Pini Matese and Promozione (Molise) side F.W.P. Matese.

International relations

Piedimonte Matese is twinned with:


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