Province of Caserta

The Province of Caserta (Italian: Provincia di Caserta) is a province in the Campania region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Caserta, situated about 36 kilometres (22 mi) by road north of Naples.[2] The province has an area of 2,651.35 square kilometres (1,023.69 sq mi), and a total population of 924,414 as of 2016. The Palace of Caserta is located near to the city, a former royal residence which was constructed for the Bourbon kings of Naples. It was the largest palace and one of the largest buildings erected in Europe during the 18th century. In 1997, the palace was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[3]

Province of Caserta
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Map highlighting the location of the province of Caserta in Italy
Map of the Province of Caserta
Country Italy
RegionCampania
Capital(s)Caserta
Comuni104
Government
  PresidentGiorgio Magliocca
Area
  Total2,651.35 km2 (1,023.69 sq mi)
Population
 (1 January 2016)[1]
  Total924,414
  Density350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81100 Caserta, 81010-81059 other communes
Telephone prefix081, 0823
Vehicle registrationCE
ISTAT061