Comune di Parolise

Location of Parolise in Italy

Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883Coordinates: 40°56′N 14°53′E / 40.933°N 14.883°E / 40.933; 14.883
Country Italy
Region Campania
Province / Metropolitan city Avellino (AV)
Frazioni Serra
  Total 3 km2 (1 sq mi)
  Total 653
  Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 83050
Dialing code 0825
Patron saint San Rocco
Saint day August 16
Website Official website

Parolise is a village and comune of the province of Avellino in the Campania region of southern Italy.


Parolise lies in the upper Irpinia area of the Apennine Mountains. The towns of Candida, Chiusano di San Domenico, Lapio, Montefalcione, Salza Irpina and San Potito Ultra are nearby.


Parolise is known for the Calzaturificio Scorta, that provided shoes for the nobility of Southern Italy, and boots for the Italian Army during World War II.

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