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Comune di Raviscanina
Raviscanina is located in Italy
Location of Raviscanina in Italy
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Province of Caserta (CE)
Frazioni Quattro Venti, Case Pagane
 • Total 24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation 358 m (1,175 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,367
 • Density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Raviscaninesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 81010
Dialing code 0823
Patron saint St. Michael Archangel
Saint day September 29

Raviscanina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Caserta in the Italian region Campania, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Naples and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Caserta. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,367 and an area of 24.5 square kilometres (9.5 sq mi).[1]

Raviscanina borders the following municipalities: Ailano, Pietravairano, Prata Sannita, Sant'Angelo d'Alife, Vairano Patenora, Valle Agricola.


  • History 1
  • Main sights 2
  • Demographic evolution 3
  • References 4


The city is famous as the fief of Count Richard of Rupecanina.

Main sights

In the nearby are the ruins of the castle of Rupecanina, built by the Normans over a pre-existing Samnite fortress.

Demographic evolution


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