Santa Croce di Magliano

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Santa Croce di Magliano
Comune
Comune di Santa Croce di Magliano
Santa Croce di Magliano
Santa Croce di Magliano
Santa Croce di Magliano is located in Italy
Santa Croce di Magliano
Santa Croce di Magliano
Location of Santa Croce di Magliano in Italy
Coordinates: 41°43′N 14°59′E / 41.717°N 14.983°E / 41.717; 14.983Coordinates: 41°43′N 14°59′E / 41.717°N 14.983°E / 41.717; 14.983
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Province of Campobasso (CB)
Area
 • Total 52.6 km2 (20.3 sq mi)
Elevation 608 m (1,995 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 4,863
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym Santacrocesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86047
Dialing code 0874
Website Official website

Santa Croce di Magliano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) northeast of Campobasso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 4,863 and an area of 52.6 square kilometres (20.3 sq mi).[1]

S. Croce di Magliano is on a hilltop approximately 608 metres (1,995 ft) above sea level, just north of the Fortore river. In the Middle Ages the Roman settlements gave rise to "casali", or rural hamlets, and in the Swabian period (13th century) Santa Croce is recorded as a fiefdom of the Stipide family.[2] In 1266 it became a fiefdom of the Monastery of Sant'Eustachio.[3]

Santa Croce di Magliano borders the following municipalities: Bonefro, Castelnuovo della Daunia, Montelongo, Rotello, San Giuliano di Puglia, Torremaggiore.

Sports and recreation[edit]

The soccer team in Santa Croce di Magliano is called the Uninone Sportiva Turris. The team was founded in 1963.[4]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Italy World Club, Santa Croce di Magliano (accessed January 11, 2009)
  3. ^ it:Santa Croce di Magliano (accessed January 11, 2009)
  4. ^ Official website

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