Vinchiaturo

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Vinchiaturo
Comune di Vinchiaturo
Location of Vinchiaturo
Vinchiaturo is located in Italy
Vinchiaturo
Vinchiaturo
Location of Vinchiaturo in Italy
Vinchiaturo is located in Molise
Vinchiaturo
Vinchiaturo
Vinchiaturo (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°30′N 14°35′E / 41.500°N 14.583°E / 41.500; 14.583Coordinates: 41°30′N 14°35′E / 41.500°N 14.583°E / 41.500; 14.583
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceCampobasso (CB)
Government
 • MayorLuigi Valente
Area
 • Total35.48 km2 (13.70 sq mi)
Elevation
620 m (2,030 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,320
 • Density94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vinchiaturesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86019
Dialing code0874
WebsiteOfficial website

Vinchiaturo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Campobasso in the Italian region Molise, located about 10 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Campobasso.

The name of the town derives from the Latin vincula catenis, meaning "prison with chains".

Vinchiaturo borders the following municipalities: Baranello, Busso, Campobasso, Campochiaro, Colle d'Anchise, Guardiaregia, Mirabello Sannitico, San Giuliano del Sannio.

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.

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