|Comune di Rivisondoli|
|• Mayor||Roberto Ciampaglia|
|• Total||31.61 km2 (12.20 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,320 m (4,330 ft)|
(9 August 2016)
|• Density||22/km2 (56/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||San Nicola|
|Saint day||6 December|
The village is placed in the plateau of Cinque Miglia and extended on the flank of Monte Calvario.
The small mountain town was first mentioned in 724 AD, in a diplom by Grimoald II, Duke of Benevento.
Rivisondoli rose in the 12th century in a strategic position along an important military and commercial route, the "Via degli Abruzzi" and was renowned for its production of weapons. A fire almost completely destroyed the village in 1792. Subsequently, the establishment of the Sulmona-Isernia railway helped the development of tourism. In 1913 the Italian Royal Family had its residence here.
The village's economy is based on winter tourism, with many skilifts, chairlifts, hotels, restaurants, bars and pubs.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- History of Rivisondoli in the Highlands of Abruzzo context - Storia di Rivisondoli, nel contesto degli Altipiani Maggiori d'Abruzzo
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