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Comune di Elice
Coat of arms of Elice
Coat of arms
Elice is located in Italy
Location of Elice in Italy
Coordinates: 42°31′N 13°58′E / 42.517°N 13.967°E / 42.517; 13.967
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city Pescara (PE)
Frazioni Castellano, Colle d'Odio, Collina, Madonna degli Angeli, Quattro Strade, Sant'Agnello
 • Mayor Gianfranco De Massis
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 259 m (850 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 1,748
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 65010
Dialing code 085
Website Official website

Elice is a comune and town in the province of Pescara, part of the Abruzzo region of Italy


The territory, due to the fertility of the land, was inhabited since as early as the Paleolithic Age. The name of the village derives from holm oaks, which once covered the area. During the 15th century it belonged to the town of Penne and for a long time to the Castiglione family. It was known in the late 19th century for its ceramic workshops.