Monteroduni is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Isernia in the Italian region Molise,[4] located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) west of Campobasso and about 11 kilometres (7 mi) southwest of Isernia.

Monteroduni
Comune di Monteroduni
Castello 1.JPG
Coat of arms of Monteroduni
Location of Monteroduni
Monteroduni is located in Italy
Monteroduni
Monteroduni
Location of Monteroduni in Italy
Monteroduni is located in Molise
Monteroduni
Monteroduni
Monteroduni (Molise)
Coordinates: 41°31′N 14°10′E / 41.517°N 14.167°E / 41.517; 14.167
CountryItaly
RegionMolise
ProvinceIsernia (IS)
FrazioniCampo Fiorito, Campo la Fontana, Carpinete, Guado Largo, Limate, Pagliara, San Nazzaro, Sant'Eusanio, Selvotta, Socce, Starze
Government
 • MayorCustode Russo
Area
 • Total37.22 km2 (14.37 sq mi)
Elevation
476 m (1,562 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017[2])[3]
 • Total2,140
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
DemonymMonterodunesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86075
Dialing code0865
Patron saintSt. Michael Archangel
Saint day29 September
WebsiteOfficial website

The town's name derives from the ancient one of the river Volturno, Olotrunus. Sights include the Pignatelli Castle, built by the Lomards in the 9th century and later enlarged under the D'Evoli family.

Monteroduni borders the following municipalities: Capriati a Volturno, Colli a Volturno, Gallo Matese, Longano, Macchia d'Isernia, Montaquila, Pozzilli, Sant'Agapito.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ "Il Molise: panorami e sapori di una regione da scoprire ". Gambero Rosso, January 21, 2014 Massimiliano Rella

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