Manoppello

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Manoppello
Comune
Comune di Manoppello
Church of Santa Maria Arabona
Church of Santa Maria Arabona
Coat of arms of Manoppello
Coat of arms
Manoppello is located in Italy
Manoppello
Manoppello
Location of Manoppello in Italy
Coordinates: 42°15′29″N 14°03′36″E / 42.25806°N 14.06000°E / 42.25806; 14.06000Coordinates: 42°15′29″N 14°03′36″E / 42.25806°N 14.06000°E / 42.25806; 14.06000
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Pescara (PE)
Frazioni Manoppello Scalo, Ripacorbaria, Santa Maria Arabona
Area
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 217 m (712 ft)
Population (December 31, 2005)
 • Total 157
 • Density 4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
Demonym Manoppellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 65024, 65025, 65020
Dialing code 085
Patron saint Volto Santo di Manoppello
Saint day Third Monday in May

Manoppello is a comune in Abruzzo, in the province of Pescara, Italy.

Church of the Volto Santo di Manoppello, housing the Holy Face image.

It is famous for having a church which contains an image on a thin byssus veil, a sudarium, known as the Holy Face of Manoppello and which has been reputed to be identical to the Veil of Veronica.

Veil of Veronica

Also notable is the Romanesque abbey of Santa Maria Arabona.


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