Tornareccio

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Tornareccio
Comune di Tornareccio
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Location of Tornareccio
Tornareccio is located in Italy
Tornareccio
Tornareccio
Location of Tornareccio in Italy
Tornareccio is located in Abruzzo
Tornareccio
Tornareccio
Tornareccio (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°2′N 14°25′E / 42.033°N 14.417°E / 42.033; 14.417Coordinates: 42°2′N 14°25′E / 42.033°N 14.417°E / 42.033; 14.417
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
FrazioniCollecase, San Giovanni, Torricchio
Government
 • MayorRemo Fioriti
Area
 • Total27.53 km2 (10.63 sq mi)
Elevation
630 m (2,070 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,784
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Tornarecciani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66046
Dialing code0872
Patron saintSt. Victoria
Saint day23 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Tornareccio (Abruzzese: Turnarécce) is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy, known for its apiaries and archaeological significance. It is the site of phase III of the Sangro Valley Project.

History[edit]

The area around Tornareccio adjacent to Mount Pallano has been inhabited since the Palaeolithic, around 20,000 years ago. The first written document which speaks of Tornareccio dates to 829, when it came under the fiefdom of the Abbey of Farfa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)