Campobasso is a city and comune in southern Italy, the capital of the region of Molise and of the province of Campobasso. It is located in the high basin of the Biferno river, surrounded by Sannio and Matese mountains.
Campobasso is renowned for the craftsmanship of blades, a fact well documented since the 14th century. It is also famous for the production of pears and scamorza. The city is the home of the University of Molise and of the Archdiocese of Campobasso-Boiano.