Aielli

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Aielli
Comune
Comune di Aielli
Coat of arms of Aielli
Coat of arms
Aielli is located in Italy
Aielli
Aielli
Location of Aielli in Italy
Coordinates: 42°04′54″N 13°35′29″E / 42.08167°N 13.59139°E / 42.08167; 13.59139Coordinates: 42°04′54″N 13°35′29″E / 42.08167°N 13.59139°E / 42.08167; 13.59139
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province L'Aquila (AQ)
Frazioni Aielli Stazione
Area
 • Total 34.67 km2 (13.39 sq mi)
Elevation 1,021 m (3,350 ft)
Population (2005)[1]
 • Total 1,506
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym Aiellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67041
Dialing code 0863
Saint day July 7
Website Official website

Aielli is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the plain of the former Lake Fucino, in the Marsica.

Aielli was mentioned as Ajelli for the first time in 1280, deriving from the Latin Agellum. It was damaged by an earthquake in 1915.

It has a notable medieval tower, now housing a public-open astronomical observatory.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.