Isernia (It. Provincia di Isernia) is a province in the Molise region of Italy. Its capital is the city of Isernia. In Italy, the province (in Italian: provincia) is an administrative division of an intermediate level, between municipality (comune) and region (Regione). ... Molise is a region of southern Italy, the second smallest of the regions. ... Isernia is a town and comune in the southern Italian region of Molise, 41°46N, 14°14E at 423 m (1388 ft) above sea level. ...
It has an area of 1,529 sq km, and a total population of 89,852 (2001). There are 52 communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link).
Categories: Italy geography stubs | Provinces of Italy World map showing location of Europe When considered a continent, Europe is the worlds second smallest continent in terms of area, with an area of 10,600,000 kmÂ² (4,140,625 square miles), making it larger than Australia only. ... Molise is a region of southern Italy, the second smallest of the regions. ... Campobasso (It. ...
Situated on a rocky crest rising from 350 mt to 475 between the Carpino and the Sorsi rivers, Isernia still reflects with its road plan the ancient structure of the Roman town, with a central wide street and side streets on both sides.
It is now the Capital city of the province of Isernia, and a flourishing center of pasta makers, stone work, embroidery crafts.
San Pietro Celestino, born Pietro Angelieri in the vicinity of Isernia, whose feast is on 19 May.
Isernia became a province in its own right in 1970, but its identity is deeply rooted, going back as far as prehistoric times when the community of the first Europeans lived in one of its valleys.
A scrap of land where the contrast between nature and the countryside never clashes and where the little towns perched on the hill-tops or clinging to their slopes proudly assert their independence from the uniformity of the towns.
But above all Isernia is the land which has been untouched by consumer-based tourism and which maintains the secrets and charm of the hidden face of Italy.
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