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Comune di Ispra
Lake Maggiore seen from Ispra.
Lake Maggiore seen from Ispra.
Map of comune of Ispra (province of Varese, region Lombardy, Italy).svg
Ispra is locatit in Italy
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
 • Mayor Paolo Gozzi
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (31 January 2009[1])
 • Tot 5,086
 • Density 340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ispresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 21027
Dialin code 0332
Patron saunt St. Martin o Tours
Saunt day 11 November
Wabsteid 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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