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Comune di Farindola
Coat of arms
Location of Farindola in Italy
42°26′N 13°49′E / 42.433°N 13.817°E
Province / Metropolitan city
Casebruciate, Cupoli,Fiano, Macchie, Pagliaroli, Rigopiano, Ripe, Ronchetti, San Quirico, Santa Maria, Trosciano Inferiore, Trosciano Superiore, Vicenne
Antonio De Vico
2 (17 sq mi)
530 m (1,740 ft)
2 (97/sq mi)
CET ( UTC+1)
• Summer ( DST)
CEST ( UTC+2)
Dialing code 085
St. Nicholas of Bari
Farindola is a and comune town in the province of Pescara in the Abruzzo region of Italy. It is located in the Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga National Park.
Outside the town, located near the
Gran Sasso massif and thus characterized by a continental humid climate, are the Vitello d'Oro falls, with a height of 28 metres (92 ft).
History [ edit ]
As for Fara San Martino, the name of the village comes from the
Lombard word for "borough", but various Palaeolithic findings point to an earlier origin. In the 11th century two important Benedectine monasteries occupied the area. Later on the village came under the control of the city of Penne and the Farnese family.