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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
 • Total 38 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total 4,984
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Bucchianichesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66011
Dialing code 0871
ISTAT code 069008
Patron saint San Camillo 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 river valleys Alento river and Bucchianico Forum, and has a view extending from the Maiella to 'Adriatico. Its territory is hilly, mainly arable, but with a significant presence of olive groves and vineyards, is profoundly affected by characteristic forms of erosion, gullies. The climate is temperate hilly, 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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