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Ispra is a comune and small town on the eastern shore of Lake Maggiore, in the province of Varese (Lombardy, northern Italy).ToponymyAttested by the name Ispira, Ispira . Appears as Ispratium in Aegidius Tschudi's Beschreibung Galliae Comatae. According to Gaudenzio Merula the origin of the name could lie onto the rocky nature of this landscape; Hisprum quasi asperum ob saxorum difficultates, that is to say equivalent to the Latin hispida and related to the Provençal ispre with the "d" shifting to an "r" due to rhotacism.Joint Research CentreSome of the main Institutes of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission (EC) are located there, including the Institute for the Protection and the Security of the Citizen (IPSC), the Institute for Environment and Sustainability (IES) and the Institute for Health and Consumer Protection (IHCP), as well as the Ispra site Directorate (IS).Locally, the research establishment is referred to as the CCR (Centro Comune di Ricerca) or as EURATOM - based on its history in nuclear research. The site covers an area of 157ha, where the original presence of pines, birches, oaks and chestnut trees has partially been preserved.
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