Rocca San Giovanni

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Rocca San Giovanni
Comune
Comune di Rocca San Giovanni
Coat of arms of Rocca San Giovanni
Coat of arms
Rocca San Giovanni is located in Italy
Rocca San Giovanni
Rocca San Giovanni
Location of Rocca San Giovanni in Italy
Coordinates: 42°15′N 14°28′E / 42.250°N 14.467°E / 42.250; 14.467
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Chieti (CH)
Frazioni Acquarelli, Foce, Lappeto, Montegranaro, Perazza, Piane di Marche, Piane Favaro, Pocafeccia, Pontone del Signore, Puncichitti, San Giacomo, Santa Calcagna, Tagliaferri, Vallevò, Vetiche
Government
 • Mayor Giovanni Di Rito
Area
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2009)
 • Total 2,342
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Demonym Roccolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66020
Dialing code 0872
Patron saint St. Matthew
Saint day September 21

Rocca San Giovanni is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Main sights[edit]

The main attraction of the neighbourhood is the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. Other sights in Rocca San Giovanni include:

  • church of St. Matthew, a medieval structure inspired, in smaller scale, to the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. In the 14th-15th centuries a bell tower was added
  • remains of the Norman walls, built in 1061
  • 14th century historical center

Twin towns[edit]