Pratola Peligna

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Pratola Peligna
Comune di Pratola Peligna
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Pratola Peligna is located in Italy
Pratola Peligna
Pratola Peligna
Location of Pratola Peligna in Italy
Coordinates: 42°5′57″N 13°52′29″E / 42.09917°N 13.87472°E / 42.09917; 13.87472Coordinates: 42°5′57″N 13°52′29″E / 42.09917°N 13.87472°E / 42.09917; 13.87472
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city L'Aquila (AQ)
Frazioni Bagnaturo, Ponte la Torre
 • Mayor Antonio De Crescentiis
 • Total 28.27 km2 (10.92 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (31 December 2014)[1]
 • Total 7,652
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pratolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67035
Dialing code 0864
Patron saint Madonna della Libera
Saint day First Sunday in May

Pratola Peligna is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. As of 2015, it has a population of 7,652 inhabitants.


Pratola Peligna is bordered by Caramanico Terme, Corfinio, Prezza, Raiano, Roccacasale, Salle, and Sulmona.


The town did not officially take the name of Pratola Peligna until after the unification of Italy in 1863.[2]

Following World War II, the Italian Republic awarded Pratola Peligna with the Bronze Medal of Civil Merit.

Twin towns[edit]


Pratola Peligna is served by Pratola Peligna Superiore railway station, a railway stop on the Terni–Sulmona railway, with trains to L'Aquila and Sulmona.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  2. ^ Pratola Peligna's page on town history