Oricola

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Oricola
Comune
Comune di Oricola
Castello medievale di Oricola.jpg
Coat of arms of Oricola
Coat of arms
Oricola is located in Italy
Oricola
Oricola
Location of Oricola in Italy
Coordinates: 42°3′1″N 13°2′25″E / 42.05028°N 13.04028°E / 42.05028; 13.04028
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city L'Aquila (AQ)
Frazioni Civita
Government
 • Mayor Antonio Paraninfi
Area
 • Total 18.40 km2 (7.10 sq mi)
Elevation 810 m (2,660 ft)
Population (31 July 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,154
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Oricolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67063
Dialing code 0863
Saint day 17 May and 15 August
Website Official website

Oricola is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, central Italy, located near the regional boundary with Latium. It is commanded by a mid-15th century rocca (fortress) and, in its communal territory, is home to the remains of several ancient Italic settlements. The church of Santa Restituta contains a 13th-century fresco.

References[edit]

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