Cerro al Volturno

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Cerro al Volturno
Comune di Cerro al Volturno
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Cerro al Volturno
Cerro al Volturno (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°39′N14°8′E / 41.650°N 14.133°E / 41.650; 14.133
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Isernia (IS)
Government
  MayorRemo Di Ianni
Area
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  Total23.79 km2 (9.19 sq mi)
Elevation
572 m (1,877 ft)
Population
 (1 January 2016) [2]
  Total1,281
  Density54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cerresi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86072
Dialing code 0865
Website Official website

Cerro al Volturno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia, in the Italian region of Molise. It is located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Campobasso, and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northwest of Isernia.

The town was founded in the 3rd century BC by the Samnites. It houses a castle called Pandone, built around 1000 on a spur commanding the nearby valley.

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References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.