Parolise

Parolise (Irpino: Parulìsë) is a village and comune of the province of Avellino in the Campania region of southern Italy.

Parolise
Comune di Parolise
Location of Parolise
Parolise is located in Italy
Parolise
Parolise
Location of Parolise in Italy
Parolise is located in Campania
Parolise
Parolise
Parolise (Campania)
Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883
CountryItaly
RegionCampania
ProvinceAvellino (AV)
FrazioniSerra
Area
 • Total3 km2 (1 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total653
 • Density220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
83050
Dialing code0825
Patron saintSan Rocco
Saint dayAugust 16
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

Parolise lies in the upper Irpinia area of the Apennine Mountains. The towns of Candida, Chiusano di San Domenico, Lapio, Montefalcione, Salza Irpina and San Potito Ultra are nearby.

EconomyEdit

Parolise is known for the Calzaturificio Scorta,[citation needed] that provided shoes for the nobility of Southern Italy, and boots for the Italian Army during World War II.[citation needed]

Notes and 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.