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
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniSerra
Area
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total653
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code83050
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSan Rocco
Saint dayAugust 16
WebsiteOfficial website

Parolise (Irpino: Parulìsë) 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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