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San Felice del Molise

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San Felice del Molise

San Felice del Molise
Comune di San Felice del Molise
Coat of arms of San Felice del Molise
Coat of arms
San Felice del Molise is located in Italy
San Felice del Molise
San Felice del Molise
Location of San Felice del Molise in Italy
Country Italy
Region Molise
Province Campobasso (CB)
 • Mayor August 30
 • Total 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
 • Total 813
 • Density 31/km2 (81/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sanfeliciani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 86030
Dialing code 0874
Saint day Saint Felice Martyr

San Felice del Molise (also called Štifilić or Filić) is a small town and comune in the province of Campobasso in the Molise region of Italy, near the Trigno river.

Like Acquaviva Collecroce and Montemitro, San Felice del Molise is home to a community of Molisian Croats, most of whom speak a particular Croatian dialect (they call it simply naš jezik, or "our language") as well as Italian.


  • Notes 1
  • See also 2
  • International relations 3
    • Twin towns — Sister cities 3.1
  • External links 4


  • Held by the Normans in the 11th century; the Norman Chapel of San Felice is still extant.
  • The major church is Santa Maria di Costantinopoli.
  • The patron saint is .
  • Local holidays:
    • April 7: 'Festa del castello
    • May 10: Santa Maria di Costantinopoli
    • May 30: San Felice Papa
    • August 30: San Felice Martire
  • The language of the three cities is considered an endangered diaspora language.

See also

International relations

Twin towns — Sister cities

San Felice del Molise is twinned with:

External links

  • UNESCO Red Book on endangered languages and dialects: Europe

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