Parolise

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Parolise
Comune
Comune di Parolise
Parolise is located in Italy
Parolise
Parolise
Location of Parolise in Italy
Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province Avellino (AV)
Frazioni Serra
Area
 • Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 653
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83050
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint San Rocco
Saint day August 16
Website Official website

Parolise is a village and comune of the province of Avellino in the Campania region of southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

Parolise lies in the upper Irpinia area of the Apennine Mountains. The towns of Candida, Chiusano di San Domenico, Lapio, Montefalcione, Salza Irpina and San Potito Ultra are nearby.

Economy[edit]

Parolise is known for the Calzaturificio Scorta,[citation needed] that provided shoes for the nobility of Southern Italy, and boots for the Italian Army during World War II.[citation needed]

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