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Ciorlano, Province of Caserta, Campania

The least populated municipality in the province of Caserta, it lies 80 km. from Naples in an area of great naturalistic interest.
The territory is rich in waters, thanks to the rivers Lete, Sava and Volturno, to the lakes in the Corree, Vairano or Matese area, where allow you to practice both sport fishing can be practiced. Here was the "Real Caccia Torcino", a hunting reserve for Carlo III and later Ferdinando IV Bourbon.

Info

  • Population: about 400 inhabitants in 2018
  • Zip/postal code: 81010
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 0823
  • Demonym: ciorlanesi
  • Patron Saint: St. Nicola of Bari, celebrated on 6 December
  • Frazioni & Localities: Torcino.

History

The earliest records are from the Middle Ages when the village is mentioned with the name of "Zurlanum". In the 12th century it was a fief of the Norman De Villacublai, then passed to the Sanframondo of Cerreto Sannita and finally, in 1407, to the royal dominion. At that time dates the earliest struggles with neighboring municipalities to establish territorial limits, which were solved in 1810 by afeudal commission definitively. In 1945 it passed from the province of Campobasso to that of Caserta.

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