Palena, Abruzzo

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Palena
Comune di Palena
View of Palena
View of Palena
Location of Palena
Palena is located in Italy
Palena
Palena
Location of Palena in Italy
Palena is located in Abruzzo
Palena
Palena
Palena (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 41°58′54″N 14°8′3″E / 41.98167°N 14.13417°E / 41.98167; 14.13417Coordinates: 41°58′54″N 14°8′3″E / 41.98167°N 14.13417°E / 41.98167; 14.13417
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceProvince of Chieti (CH)
FrazioniAia dei Cordoni, Palena stazione
Area
 • Total91 km2 (35 sq mi)
Elevation
767 m (2,516 ft)
Population
(2004)
 • Total1,504
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Palenesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66017
Dialing code0872
Patron saintSan Falco

Palena is a comune and town in the Province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.[1]

It is the hometown of Pietro Como and Lucia Travaglini, the parents of Italian-American baritone Perry Como (1912–2001). There is a plaque commemorating Perry Como as well as the home of painter Oreste Recchione, who also lived in Palena.

The town lies within the border of Maiella National Park.

See also[edit]

  1. ^ "Palena in Tasca". 2017.