Bucchianico

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Bucchianico
Comune di Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Bucchianico within the Province of Chieti
Bucchianico within the Province of Chieti
Location of Bucchianico
Bucchianico is located in Italy
Bucchianico
Bucchianico
Location of Bucchianico in Italy
Bucchianico is located in Abruzzo
Bucchianico
Bucchianico
Bucchianico (Abruzzo)
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
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
FrazioniAnnunziata, Cervinelli, Colle Sant'Antonio, Feudo, Pozzo Nuovo, Pubblicone, Santa Maria Casoria, Piane
Government
 • MayorGianluca De Leonardis
Area
 • Total38.08 km2 (14.70 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,126
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bucchianichesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66011
Dialing code0871
Patron saintSt. Camillus de Lellis
Saint day15 July
WebsiteOfficial website

Bucchianico (locally Vicchièneche) is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is situated on a hill between the valleys Alento river and Bucchianico Foro, and has a view extending from the Maiella to the Adriatic Sea. Its territory is hilly, with a significant presence of olive groves and vineyards. The climate is temperate, 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.

The municipality borders with Casacanditella, Casalincontrada, Chieti, Fara Filiorum Petri, Ripa Teatina, Roccamontepiano, Vacri and Villamagna.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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