GEOGRAPHICAL ASPECTS

Castelpoto is situated on a tuff ridge at 285 meters above sea level, between the Valley of Vitulano and the territory of Benevento and is at a northern latitude of 41°07’ and an eastern latitude of 14°41’. The sea level ranges from 94 meters, of the Ponte delle Maurelle, to the 500 meters of Carrara. It borders the municipality of Benevento to the East, Apollosa to the South, Campoli del Monte Taburno and Vitulano to the West, and Foglianise to the North. The terrain is mostly hilly and is surrounded by the Calore River to the East, the torrents of Jénga to the North, the Ssàuro to the East, and the Jurìno to the West.

Territorio Castelpoto

LOCAL ECONOMY

The community of Castelpoto is still strongly bound to its longtime traditions. Agriculture, the primary sector, is the basis of the local economy. The most commercialized agricultural and zoological products are grapes, olives, as well as bovine and pork products. The second sector is comprised of family-run artisanal companies, mostly in the food sphere and in the packaging and processing of stone, metal, and wood.

Territorio Castelpoto