Petrella Tifernina

Province of Campobasso, Molise, Italy

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Petrella Tifernina
Population:
1 206

About Petrella Tifernina

Petrella Tifernina is a comune (municipality) in the province of Campobasso in the Italian region of Molise, located approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) north of Campobasso. As of December 31, 2004, it had a population of 1,280 and an area of 26.4 square kilometers (10.2 square miles).

Petrella Tifernina is bordered by the following municipalities: Castellino del Biferno, Limosano, Lucito, Matrice, Montagano.

Demographic evolution

Sports field

The "Sports Field" is located at the base of this village. It has a car park, a bar / minimarket and a sports complex. It generally replaced the village square as the main meeting place for its residents.

Emigration

From the end of the Second World War until the 1970s, the city's population declined considerably due to emigration. The places of choice for these emigrants were the Canadian cities of Montreal and Toronto.

People

Giovanni Di Stefano was born in Petrella in 1955.

Petrella is also a surname in the United States.

Giulia Di Stefano has ties to the area.

The maker and winemaker Adelaide Mario Di Stefano is from Petrella.

Source: Wikipedia
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