Castropignano

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

Castropignano
Comune di Castropignano
Castello d'Evoli by night
Castello d'Evoli by night
Coat of arms of Castropignano
Coat of arms
Location of Castropignano
Castropignano is located in Italy
Castropignano
Castropignano
Location of Castropignano in Italy
Castropignano is located in Molise
Castropignano
Castropignano
Castropignano (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°34′E / 41.617°N 14.567°E / 41.617; 14.567Coordinates: 41°37′N 14°34′E / 41.617°N 14.567°E / 41.617; 14.567
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceCampobasso (CB)
FrazioniRoccaspromonte
Government
 • MayorNicola Scapillati
Area
 • Total27.0 km2 (10.4 sq mi)
Elevation
590 m (1,940 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total923
 • Density34/km2 (89/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Castropignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86010
Dialing code0874
WebsiteOfficial website

It is home to a medieval castle, the Castello d'Evoli, built in the mid-fourteenth century, perhaps over the remains of a Samnite fortress.

ReferencesEdit

  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.