Corvara, Abruzzo

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Corvara
Comune
Comune di Corvara
Coat of arms of Corvara
Coat of arms
Corvara is located in Italy
Corvara
Corvara
Location of Corvara in Italy
Coordinates: 42°16′30.6156″N 13°52′24.726″E / 42.275171000°N 13.87353500°E / 42.275171000; 13.87353500Coordinates: 42°16′30.6156″N 13°52′24.726″E / 42.275171000°N 13.87353500°E / 42.275171000; 13.87353500
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Pescara (PE)
Frazioni Brittoli, Bussi sul Tirino, Capestrano (AQ), Pescosansonesco, Pietranico
Area
 • Total 13 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 625 m (2,051 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 294
 • Density 23/km2 (59/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 65020
Dialing code 085

Corvara (Italian pronunciation: [korˈvaːra]) is a comune and town in the Province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the natural park known as the "Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park".

History[edit]

Its origins go back in time to the late Middle Ages, when the settlement belonged to the Monastery of St. Clemente a Casauria.