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Mafalda, Province of Campobasso, Molise

Province of Campobasso
A place of large emigration, especially towards the Argentinian province of Mar del Plata, where there is today a very active association of Mafaldesi. There is still the ancient tradition of tombolo lace among the elderly women of the place.

Provinces of Molise

Info

  • Altitude: 459 m a.s.l
  • Territory: hilly, along the coastline
  • Population: about 1500 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 86030
  • Phone Area Code: 0875
  • Patron Saint: San Valentino, celebrated on 17 September.

History

Recorded in the 12th century with the name of Trespaldum, was in the course of the centuries under the Piscielli, Caracciolo and finally Coppola families.

What to see

  • Sanctuary of the Virgin Mary, on the Teglia Mountain.
  • Palazzo Iuliani
  • Church of Sant'Andrea.

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