The municipality is in a favourable geographical position, near Mount
Tifata (six hundred and three meters), it is located in the Campania
region, province of Caserta, it is placed between Caserta and
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, with which there is territorial contiguity.
It is an agricultural center, which has been transformed for several
decades in a small town with a promising developmen of the commercial
sector and of the small manufacturing industry. Alongside to traditional
agriculture and trade in its products ( olives, grain, fruit, wine ) has
delevoped the small industry. The name of the town of San Prisco
dereves from the name of the first bishop of Capua, who arrived in Capua
with the apostle Peter in 44 AD. The body of St. Peter was found 400
years later, thanks to the indications Matrona, a young girl from
Lusitania, wich then promoted the construction of a church, around which
was born the village of San Prisco. The main street is via Michele Monaco,
in honor of the illustrious historical of the city, in the nineteenth
Century called “strada della piazza”, where the municipal house is located.
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