Scapoli

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Scapoli
Comune di Scapoli
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Scapoli
Scapoli (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°37′N14°03′E / 41.617°N 14.050°E / 41.617; 14.050 Coordinates: 41°37′N14°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
Government
  MayorRenato Sparacino
Area
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  Total16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [2]
  Total758
  Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
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. [2]

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Geography

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. [3]

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

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

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References

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. 1 2 (in Italian) Source: Istat 2011
  3. 41422 (x a j h) Scapoli on OpenStreetMap

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