Palena, Abruzzo

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For the municipality in Chile, see Palena, Chile. For the 3rd Moi of Maui, see Palena.
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 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.

It is the hometown of Pietro Como and Lucia Travaglini, the parents of famed Italian-American baritone Perry Como (1912–2001).