Civitaquana

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Civitaquana
Comune
Comune di Civitaquana
Civitaquana is located in Italy
Civitaquana
Civitaquana
Location of Civitaquana in Italy
Coordinates: 42°19′N 13°54′E / 42.317°N 13.900°E / 42.317; 13.900Coordinates: 42°19′N 13°54′E / 42.317°N 13.900°E / 42.317; 13.900
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Pescara (PE)
Frazioni Brittoli, Catignano, Civitella Casanova, Cugnoli, Loreto Aprutino, Pietranico, Vicoli
Area
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 550 m (1,800 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,347
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 65010
Dialing code 085

Civitaquana is a comune and town in the Province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy

History[edit]

In 883, the town is mentioned in the Chronicon Casauriense as part of the diocesis of Pelle.[citation needed] In 1269, Civitaquana was granted as a feifdom by King Charles of Anjou to poet Sordello da Goito, but he probably died immediately afterwards since the king gave Civitaquana to Bonifacio di Galiberto. In 1458, king Ferrante d'Aragona granted the lordship to Laudadio De Lagmyniano, "Giustiziere" of Abruzzo, whose palace can still be seen in the main square.

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