Ispra

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Ispra
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
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
KintraItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceVarese (VA)
FrazioniBarza, Cascine, Quassa
Govrenment
 • MayorPaolo Gozzi
Area
 • Total15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (31 January 2009[1])
 • Tot5,086
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ispresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
21027
Dialin code0332
Patron sauntSt. Martin o Tours
Saunt day11 November
WabsteidOffeecial 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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