Abbateggio

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Abbateggio
Comune
Comune di Abbateggio
Coat of arms of Abbateggio
Coat of arms
Abbateggio is located in Italy
Abbateggio
Abbateggio
Location of Abbateggio in Italy
Coordinates: 42°14′N 14°1′E / 42.233°N 14.017°E / 42.233; 14.017
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Frazioni Catalano, Cusano, Di Mezzo, Le Piane, San Martino, Scalelle
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Di Marco
Area
 • Total 15.71 km2 (6.07 sq mi)
Elevation 530 m (1,740 ft)
Population (30 November 2008)
 • Total 436
 • Density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Demonym Abbateggiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 65020
Dialing code 085
Patron saint Saint Lawrence

Abbateggio is a comune and town in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

The first documents about the village's existence date back to the 10th century.

The economy of Abbateggio is based on mixed agriculture. Livestock are kept and crops including grain, olives, vines and fruit trees are grown. Cheese and honey are also produced.

The Cusano district of the comune is home to the ruins of an ancient castle and other early medieval buildings.

Culture[edit]

Festivals in the town include:

  • San Lorenzo (August) - Grain feast
  • 7–9 September - Patron festival
  • Last Sunday in July - Majella Park Literary Award.

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