Castel Frentano

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Castel Frentano
Comune di Castel Frentano
Castel Frentano.jpg
Coat of arms of Castel Frentano
Coat of arms
Castel Frentano is located in Italy
Castel Frentano
Castel Frentano
Location of Castel Frentano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°12′N 14°21′E / 42.200°N 14.350°E / 42.200; 14.350
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city Chieti CH)
Frazioni Ciommi, Colle Ceraso, Crocetta, Feltrino, Lentesco, Pera, Pietragrossa, Porrechi, San Rocco, San Vincenzo, Trastulli
 • Mayor Patrizia De Santis Ciarrapico
 • Total 21 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 400 m (1,300 ft)
Population (1 January 2008)
 • Total 4,114
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castellini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66032
Dialing code 0872
Patron saint St. Stephen
Saint day 3 August
Website Official website

Castel Frentano is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

During World War II, the town was liberated by the New Zealand Army (2nd New Zealand Division) on 2 December 1943.

It is known for bocconotto, a typical dessert.

Santo Stefano Protomartire

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of St. Stephen, built in the late 13th and early 14th century, but rebuilt in the 18th century in neo-Classicist style
  • Church of Santa Maria della Selva
  • Church of San Rocco
  • Palazzo Vergilj
  • Palazzo Crognale
  • 14th century defensive walls

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