Arpaise, Province of Benevento, Campania

About 15 km from Benevento, derives its name from either Arpi (province of Foggia) whose inhabitants took refuge on this site, or from the Greek Arpax, indicating the presence of raptors. Until 1833 Arpaise was included in the municipality of Terranova Fossaceca.


  • Population: about 760 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 82010
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0824
  • Demonym: arpaisani
  • Patron Saint: San Rocco, celebrated on 18 August
  • Frazioni & Località: Terranova (Terranova Fossaceca), Russi, Casalprete, Covini, Pasquarielli e Mignolli.

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