Province of Campobasso

The province of Campobasso (Italian: provincia di Campobasso; Molisan dialect: Pruìnge de Cambuàsce) is a province in the Molise region of southern Italy. Its capital is the city of Campobasso.

Province of Campobasso
Map highlighting the location of the province of Campobasso in Italy
Country Italy
  PresidentFrancesco Roberti
  Total2,925.41 km2 (1,129.51 sq mi)
 (30 April 2017)
  Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
86100, 86010-86049
Telephone prefix0874, 0875
Vehicle registrationCB
Manforte Castle.
Gambatesa Castle.
Trivento Cathedral.
Larino Cathedral.
Bell tower of San Bartolomeo, Campobasso.
Church of Santa Maria in Petacciato.
Fishing trabucco at Termoli.

It covers an area of c. 2,941 square kilometres (1,136 sq mi) and has a total population of 223,871 (2017). There are 84 comunes (Italian: comuni) in the province (see Comunes of the Province of Campobasso).

The eastern part of the province is home to a small Croatian minority who speak an archaic dialect of Croatian. The Croatians reside primarily in Acquaviva Collecroce, San Felice and Montemitro.[1]

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