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Comune di Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Bucchianico is located in Italy
Location of Bucchianico in Italy
Coordinates: 42°18′N 14°10′E / 42.300°N 14.167°E / 42.300; 14.167Coordinates: 42°18′N 14°10′E / 42.300°N 14.167°E / 42.300; 14.167
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Chieti (CH)
Frazioni Annunziata, Cervinelli, Colle Sant'Antonio, Feudo, Pozzo Nuovo, Pubblicone, Santa Maria Casoria
 • Total 38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total 4,984
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym Bucchianichesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66011
Dialing code 0871
Patron saint San Camillo de Lellis
Saint day 15 July
Website Official website

Bucchianico is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy


The town is situated on a hill between the river valleys Alento and Bucchianico Forum, and has a view extending from the Maiella to 'Adriatico. Its territory is hilly, mainly arable, but with a significant presence of olive groves and vineyards, is profoundly affected by characteristic forms of erosion, gullies. The climate is temperate hilly, with winter temperatures about 6 °C (43 °F) and summer at about 23.5 °C (74 °F) and relatively abundant rains, which total around 1,000 millimetres (39 in) and are mainly concentrated in late autumn.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)