Foiano di Val Fortore, Province of Benevento, Campania

It is located at the bottom of a valley, on the left of the river Fortore and surrounded by high mountains. The name is probably derived from "Forum Iani", from a possible temple dedicated to the god Janus in antiquity.


  • Altitude: 520 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 1400 inhabitants in 2017
  • Zip/postal code: 82020
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0824
  • Demonym: foianesi
  • Patron Saint: St Giovanni Eremita, celebrated on 14 November
  • Frazioni & Località: Frassineta, Ponte Carboniera, Serra Verdito.

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