Carapelle Calvisio

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Carapelle Calvisio
Comune di Carapelle Calvisio
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Coat of arms of Carapelle Calvisio
Coat of arms
Carapelle Calvisio is located in Italy
Carapelle Calvisio
Carapelle Calvisio
Location of Carapelle Calvisio in Italy
Coordinates: 42°18′1″N 13°41′8″E / 42.30028°N 13.68556°E / 42.30028; 13.68556Coordinates: 42°18′1″N 13°41′8″E / 42.30028°N 13.68556°E / 42.30028; 13.68556
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city L'Aquila (AQ)
 • Mayor Domenico Di Cesare
 • Total 14.39 km2 (5.56 sq mi)
Elevation 910 m (2,990 ft)
Population (31 December 2013)[1]
 • Total 85
 • Density 5.9/km2 (15/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Carapellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67020
Dialing code 0862
Patron saint San Pancrazio martire
Saint day 12 May

Carapelle Calvisio is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It is located in the natural park known as the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park at 900 metres (3,000 ft) above sea level. It is mostly known as being one of the smallest non-alpine comunes in Italy, with 85 inhabitants as of 31 December 2013. It is located directly some kilometers from the historical castle Rocca Calascio.

Carapelle Calvisio's location (separated by a mountain from L'Aquila area) preserved it from serious damage in the April 2009 L'Aquila earthquake.


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

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