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Ispra
Comune
Comune di Ispra
Lake Maggiore seen from Ispra.
Ispra is located in Italy
Ispra
Ispra
Location o Ispra in Italy
Coordinates: 45°48′50″N 08°36′43″E / 45.81389°N 8.61194°E / 45.81389; 8.61194
Kintra Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Varese (VA)
Frazioni Barza, Cascine, Quassa
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Gozzi
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (31 January 2009[1])
 • Total 5,086
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym Ispresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21027
Diallin code 0332
Patron saunt St. Martin o Tours
Saunt day 11 November
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Ispra is a comune an smaw toun on the eastren shore o Loch Maggiore, in the province o Varese (Lombardy, northren Italy).

Some o the main Institutes o the Joint Research Centre (JRC) o the European Commission (EC) are locatit thare, includin the Institute for the Protection an the Security o the Citizen (IPSC), the Institute for Environment an Sustainability (IES) an the Institute for Halth an Consumer Protection (IHCP), as well as the Ispra steid Directorate (IS).

Locally, the research establishment is referred tae as the CCR (Centro Comune di Ricerca) or as EURATOM - based on its history in nuclear research. The steid still contains a nummer o experimental nuclear reactors in the process o bein decommissioned.[2]

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