Villalfonsina

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Villalfonsina
Comune di Villalfonsina
Location of Villalfonsina
Villalfonsina is located in Italy
Villalfonsina
Villalfonsina
Location of Villalfonsina in Italy
Villalfonsina is located in Abruzzo
Villalfonsina
Villalfonsina
Villalfonsina (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°10′N 14°34′E / 42.167°N 14.567°E / 42.167; 14.567Coordinates: 42°10′N 14°34′E / 42.167°N 14.567°E / 42.167; 14.567
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
Area
 • Total9.13 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total952
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66020
Dialing code0873
Patron saintSt. Irene
WebsiteOfficial website

Villalfonsina is a comune and town in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Named after a feudal Lord, Alfonso d'Avalos, it is believed he founded the town and developed it into a successful agricultural center.[3]

The town is located on the right bank of the Osento River and the inhabitants are called "villesi".

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. ^ Villalfonsina, province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy Archived December 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine