Palena, Abruzzo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Comune di Palena
View of Palena
View of Palena
Palena is located in Italy
Location of Palena in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province Province of Chieti (CH)
Frazioni Aia dei Cordoni, Palena stazione
 • Total 91 km2 (35 sq mi)
Elevation 767 m (2,516 ft)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,504
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Palenesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66017
Dialing code 0872
Patron saint San 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.