Campotosto

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Campotosto
Comune di Campotosto
Campotosto.jpg
Location of Campotosto
Campotosto is located in Italy
Campotosto
Campotosto
Location of Campotosto in Italy
Campotosto is located in Abruzzo
Campotosto
Campotosto
Campotosto (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°33′35″N 13°22′8″E / 42.55972°N 13.36889°E / 42.55972; 13.36889Coordinates: 42°33′35″N 13°22′8″E / 42.55972°N 13.36889°E / 42.55972; 13.36889
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceL'Aquila (AQ)
FrazioniMascioni, Ortolano, Poggio Cancelli, Rio Fucino, San Pelino, San Potito
Government
 • MayorAntonio Di Carlantonio
Area
 • Total51.74 km2 (19.98 sq mi)
Elevation
1,420 m (4,660 ft)
Population
 (2013)[2]
 • Total580
 • Density11/km2 (29/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Campotostari
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
67103
Dialing code0862
Patron saintMaria Santissima della Visitazione
Saint dayJuly 2
WebsiteOfficial website

Campotosto (Sabino: Camputotsu) is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila, in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. Olympian Mariano Antonelli was born here.[3]

Geography[edit]

Campotosto is located in the northern part of the province of L'Aquila, south of the border with Lazio, and west of the province of Teramo. It is located in Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park. The town has become famous in Italy for its lake, which is the biggest Italian man-made lake.[4]

Accessibility[edit]

The town is served by Italian State Highway 80 a Trunk road that connect L'Aquila with Giulianova (TE). There are also secondary roads that connect Campotosto with Amatrice, Montereale, Aringo and Capitignano.[5]

Climate[edit]

The town has a typical Alpine climate (partially mitigated by the lake): cold and snowy in winter, fresh and windy in summer.[6]

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. ^ "Mariano Antonelli". Sports Reference. Retrieved 6 July 2015.
  4. ^ http://www.ise.cnr.it/limno/schede/campotosto.htm
  5. ^ http://www.stradeanas.it/
  6. ^ http://clisun.casaccia.enea.it/profili/tabelle/443%20%5BCampotosto%5D%20capoluogo.Txt