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Comune di Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Panorama of Bucchianico
Bucchianico within the Province of Chieti
Bucchianico within the Province of Chieti
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, Piane
 • Mayor Gianluca De Leonardis
 • Total 38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (28 February 2017)[1]
 • Total 5,195
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bucchianichesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 66011
Dialing code 0871
Patron saint St. Camillus de Lellis
Saint day 15 July
Website Official website

Bucchianico (locally Vicchièneche) 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 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.


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

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