Cerro al Volturno

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Cerro al Volturno
Comune di Cerro al Volturno
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Coat of arms of Cerro al Volturno
Coat of arms
Location of Cerro al Volturno
Cerro al Volturno is located in Italy
Cerro al Volturno
Cerro al Volturno
Location of Cerro al Volturno in Italy
Cerro al Volturno is located in Molise
Cerro al Volturno
Cerro al Volturno
Cerro al Volturno (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°39′N 14°8′E / 41.650°N 14.133°E / 41.650; 14.133
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceIsernia (IS)
Government
 • MayorRemo Di Ianni
Area
 • Total23.79 km2 (9.19 sq mi)
Elevation
572 m (1,877 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2016)[3]
 • Total1,281
 • Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cerresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86072
Dialing code0865
WebsiteOfficial website

Cerro al Volturno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Campobasso and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northwest of Isernia.

The town was founded in the ancient times by the Samnites (3rd century BC). It houses a castle called Pandone, built around 1000 on a spur commanding the nearby valley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.