Sant'Elia a Pianisi

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Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Comune
Comune di Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Sant'Elia a Pianisi is located in Italy
Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Location of Sant'Elia a Pianisi in Italy
Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°53′E / 41.617°N 14.883°E / 41.617; 14.883Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°53′E / 41.617°N 14.883°E / 41.617; 14.883
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Campobasso (CB)
Area
 • Total 67.8 km2 (26.2 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,178
 • Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86048
Dialing code 0874

Sant'Elia a Pianisi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Campobasso. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,178 and an area of 67.8 square kilometres (26.2 sq mi).[1]

Sant'Elia a Pianisi borders the following municipalities: Bonefro, Carlantino, Colletorto, Macchia Valfortore, Monacilioni, Ripabottoni, San Giuliano di Puglia.

Near Sant'Elia are the ruins of the mediaeval Castello di Pianisi, first mentioned in documents of the second half of the thirteenth century. It is not known how or when the castle was destroyed.[2]:433

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Carlo Ebanista (2015). Progetto “prope castello Planisi”: ricerche archeologiche 2013-2014 nel territorio di Sant’Elia a Pianisi (CB) (in Italian). In: Paul Arthur, Marco Leo Imperiale (editors) (2015). Atti del VII Congresso Nazionale di Archeologia Medievale, Lecce 9-12 settembre 2015. Florence: All’Insegna del Giglio. ISBN 9788878146358. p. 433–39.