Montenero di Bisaccia

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Montenero di Bisaccia
Comune
Comune di Montenero di Bisaccia
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Montenero di Bisaccia is located in Italy
Montenero di Bisaccia
Montenero di Bisaccia
Location of Montenero di Bisaccia in Italy
Coordinates: 41°57′N 14°47′E / 41.950°N 14.783°E / 41.950; 14.783Coordinates: 41°57′N 14°47′E / 41.950°N 14.783°E / 41.950; 14.783
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Province of Campobasso (CB)
Frazioni Marina di Montenero
Area
 • Total 93.0 km2 (35.9 sq mi)
Elevation 273 m (896 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 6,658
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Monteneresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86036
Dialing code 0875
Website Official website

Montenero di Bisaccia is a small hill top town and comune (municipality). It is in the Province of Campobasso, which is in the region of Molise, in Italy. It is about 10 kilometres (6 mi) inland from the coast, and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) north of Campobasso. The nearest large town and airport is Pescara. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6,658 and an area of 93.0 square kilometres (35.9 sq mi).[1]

Overview[edit]

Montenero di Bisaccia borders the following municipalities: Cupello, Guglionesi, Lentella, Mafalda, Montecilfone, Palata, Petacciato, San Felice del Molise, San Salvo, Tavenna.

This municipality has become quite well known in the last few years because it is the birthplace of former judge and Italian minister Antonio di Pietro, who often referred to it as il mio paesello (my little town). It is also the birthplace of the Italian 1970s and 80s screenwriter Dardano Sacchetti.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External links[edit]

Media related to Montenero di Bisaccia at Wikimedia Commons