Sessa Aurunca

Sessa Aurunca is a town and comune in the province of Caserta, Campania, southern Italy. It located on the south west slope of the extinct volcano of Roccamonfina, 40 kilometres (25 mi) by rail west north west of Caserta and 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Formia.

Sessa Aurunca
Comune di Sessa Aurunca
Location of Sessa Aurunca
Sessa Aurunca
Location of Sessa Aurunca in Italy
Sessa Aurunca
Sessa Aurunca (Campania)
Coordinates: 41°14′N 13°56′E
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceCaserta (CE)
FrazioniAulpi, Avezzano, Baia Domizia, Carano, Cascano, Cescheto, Corbara, Corigliano, Cupa, Fasani, Fontanaradina, Gusti, Lauro, Li Paoli, Maiano, Marzuli, Piedimonte, Ponte, Rongolise, San Carlo, San Castrese, San Martino, Santa Maria a Valogno, Sorbello, Tuoro, Valogno
Government
  MayorSilvio Sasso
Area
  Total163 km2 (63 sq mi)
Elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2017)[2]
  Total21,252
  Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sessani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
81037
Dialing code0823
Patron saintSt. Leo IX
Saint dayMay 8
WebsiteOfficial website

It is situated on the site of the ancient Suessa Aurunca, near the river Garigliano. The hill on which Sessa lies is a mass of volcanic tuff.