San Vito Chietino

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San Vito Chietino
Comune di San Vito Chietino
San Vito Chietino Panorama 2007 by-RaBoe 01.jpg
Coat of arms of San Vito Chietino
Coat of arms
Location of San Vito Chietino
San Vito Chietino is located in Italy
San Vito Chietino
San Vito Chietino
Location of San Vito Chietino in Italy
San Vito Chietino is located in Abruzzo
San Vito Chietino
San Vito Chietino
San Vito Chietino (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°18′N 14°27′E / 42.300°N 14.450°E / 42.300; 14.450
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
FrazioniAnticaglia, Balsamate, Bufara, Castellana, Cese, Cintioni, Colle Capuano, Foresta, Mancini, Melogranato, Murata Alta, Murata Bassa, Paolini, Passo Tucci, Pontoni, Portelle, Quercia del Corvo, Rapanice, Renazzo, San Fino, San Rocco Vecchio, Sant'Apollinare, Sciutico, Strutte, Valle Ienno, Vicende
Government
 • MayorRocco Catenaro
Area
 • Total16 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation
122 m (400 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2009[2])[3]
 • Total5,326
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sanvitesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66038
Dialing code0872
Patron saintSt. Vitus
Saint day15 June
WebsiteOfficial website

San Vito Chietino is a town and comune in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.

Geography[edit]

The town is bordered by Frisa, Lanciano, Ortona, Rocca San Giovanni, Treglio and Fossacesia.

Economy[edit]

Trabocco of San Vito

The town is home to the "La Costa dei Trabocchi". Trabocchi are giant wooden platforms built since 1400, in the middle of the sea. They can be seen from the town of Ortona to Fossacesia. For local fisherman this was one of the method to fish abundant catch for the residents.

Notable residents[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Data from Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ *Sbrocchi, Vito (April 18, 2003). "Il compositore Gastaldon, celebre alla fine dell'Ottocento, trascorse l'infanzia a San Vito" Archived 2011-09-28 at the Wayback Machine. Il Tempo (in Italian)

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