Sant'Elia a Pianisi

Province of Campobasso, Molise, Italy

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Sant'Elia a Pianisi
Population:
1 910

About Sant'Elia a Pianisi

Sant'Elia a Pianisi is a comune (municipality) in the province of Campobasso in the Italian region of Molise, located about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north-east of Campobasso. As of December 31, 2004, it had a population of 2,178 and an area of 67.8 square kilometers (26.2 square miles).

Sant'Elia a Pianisi borders the following municipalities: Bonefro, Carlantino, Colletorto, Macchia Valfortore, Monacilioni, Ripabottoni, San Giuliano di Puglia.

Near Sant'Elia are the ruins of the medieval Pianisi Castle, mentioned for the first time in documents from the second half of the 13th century. It is not known how or when the castle was destroyed. : 433

Transportation

Sant'Elia a Pianisi is served by a railway station, the Ripabottoni-S: Elia railway station, on the Termoli-Campobasso and Termoli - Venafro lines.

Demographic evolution

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