Flag of Molise
The flag of Molise is a rectangular flag with a light blue field and a regional coat of arms in the centre. The coat of arms of Molise consists of a red shield with a diagonal white band and an eight-pointed white star in the canton. The words “Regione Molise” are written in gold below the coat of arms. The origin of the coat of arms is not known, but the star in the upper corner is thought to be a reference to the County of Molise.
The flag of Molise is officially recognized by the Italian government and is flown by the Molise regional government and other official bodies in the region, the flag was adopted on 12 June 1975. It is also widely used by Molise residents and supporters of the region as a symbol of regional pride and identity.
Molise name origin
The name “Molise” is derived from the de Moulins family, who ruled over the region in the 11th and 12th centuries. The de Moulins family is believed to have originated in Moulins-la-Marche, and their name is ultimately derived from the Latin word “molinus,” which means “mill.” This suggests that the region may have been named after a mill or mills that were located in the area.
Molise is a region located in central Italy. It is bordered by the regions of Abruzzo, Lazio, and Campania, and it is located on the Adriatic Sea. The region is known for its beautiful natural landscapes, including the Matese Mountains and the Montagne del Matese Regional Park. It is also home to a number of important cultural and historical sites, including the Samnite ruins of Saepinum and the medieval castle of Montorio al Vomano.
Molise has a rich cultural and historical heritage. It was inhabited by a number of different peoples over the centuries, including the Samnites, the Romans, and the Lombards. The region is home to a number of important cultural and historical sites, including the Samnite ruins of Saepinum and the medieval castle of Montorio al Vomano.
The region is governed by a president and a regional council, and it has a strong regional identity. The official language of the region is Italian, although a number of other languages, including French and Spanish, are also spoken in the region.