Scapoli

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Scapoli
Comune
Comune di Scapoli
Scapoli da Rocchetta.jpg
Coat of arms of Scapoli
Coat of arms
Scapoli within the Province of Isernia
Scapoli within the Province of Isernia
Scapoli is located in Italy
Scapoli
Scapoli
Location of Scapoli in Italy
Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°03′E / 41.617°N 14.050°E / 41.617; 14.050Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°03′E / 41.617°N 14.050°E / 41.617; 14.050
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Isernia (IS)
Frazioni Acquaviva, Cannine, Cerratino, Collalto, Collematteo, Fontecostanza, Fonte La Villa, Padulo, Pantano, Parrucce, Ponte, Prato, Santa Caterina, Sodalarga, Vaglie, Vicenne
Area
 • Total 16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 758
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86070
Dialing code 0865
Website Official website

Scapoli is a town and comune located in province of Isernia, which is part of the region of Molise, southern Italy. As of 2011 it had a population of was of 758.[1]

Geography[edit]

Located in the western area of the province, near the region of Lazio, it borders with the municipalities of Colli a Volturno, Filignano and Rocchetta a Volturno. It is connected to the nearby municipality of Vallerotonda (Province of Frosinone, Lazio), by the national road via Cerasuolo, below the Mainarde mountains.[2]

Scapoli counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Acquaviva, Cannine, Cerratino, Collalto, Collematteo, Fontecostanza, Fonte La Villa, Padulo, Pantano, Parrucce, Ponte, Prato, Santa Caterina, Sodalarga, Vaglie and Vicenne.

Culture[edit]

It is notable for its bagpipes museum and for the international bagpipe festival which, each year in the month of July, attracts pipers from around the world to come and perform in Scapoli.

Demographics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  2. ^ 41422 (x a j h) Scapoli on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Scapoli at Wikimedia Commons