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Comune di Matrice
Matrice is located in Italy
Location of Matrice in Italy
Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°43′E / 41.617°N 14.717°E / 41.617; 14.717Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°43′E / 41.617°N 14.717°E / 41.617; 14.717
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Province of Campobasso (CB)
 • Total 20.4 km2 (7.9 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,081
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 86030
Dialing code 0874

Matrice is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 7 kilometres (4 mi) northeast of Campobasso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,081 and an area of 20.4 square kilometres (7.9 sq mi).[1]

Matrice borders the following municipalities: Campobasso, Campolieto, Castellino del Biferno, Montagano, Petrella Tifernina, Ripalimosani, San Giovanni in Galdo.

At the beginning of the 20th century, many residents of Matrice began to immigrate to the U.S.

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