Sant'Elia a Pianisi

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Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Comune di Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Location of 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
Sant'Elia a Pianisi is located in Molise
Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Sant'Elia a Pianisi (Molise)
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
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceProvince of Campobasso (CB)
Area
 • Total68.25 km2 (26.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,732
 • Density25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86048
Dialing code0874

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).[3]

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.[4]:433

Transportation[edit]

Sant'Elia a Pianisi is served by a railway station, the Ripabottoni-S:Elia railway station, on the Termoli-Campobasso and Termoli–Venafro line.

Demographic evolution[edit]

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.
  4. ^ 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.