Province of Chieti

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Province of Chieti
Province
Palazzo del Governo at Chieti
Palazzo del Governo, the provincial seat at Chieti.
Map with the province of Chieti in Italy
Map with the province of Chieti, in red, in Italy
Coordinates: 42°21′N 14°10′E / 42.350°N 14.167°E / 42.350; 14.167Coordinates: 42°21′N 14°10′E / 42.350°N 14.167°E / 42.350; 14.167
Country  Italy
Region Abruzzo
Capital Chieti
Comuni 104
Government
 • President Mario Pupillo[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2,599.58 km2 (1,003.70 sq mi)
Population (January 2017)[3]
 • Total 389,169
 • Density 149.7046/km2 (387.7331/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66010-66012, 66014-66023, 66026, 66030-66034, 66036-66038, 66040-66043, 66045-66047, 66050-66052, 66054
Telephone prefix 085, 0871, 0872, 0873
Vehicle registration CH
ISTAT 069
Website Official website

The province of Chieti (Italian: provincia di Chieti) is a province in the Abruzzo region of Southern Italy. Its capital is the city of Chieti, and the province borders the Adriatic Sea.

Geography[change | change source]

Map of the province of Chieti

Chieti is the most eastern province in Abruzzo and has an area of 2,599.58 km2 (1,004 sq mi), the second largest province in the region after the province of L'Aquila.[2] The province is bordered to the north and east by the Adriatic Sea, to the northwest by the province of Pescara, to the southwest by the province of L'Aquila and to south and southeast with Molise (to the south with the province of Isernia and to the southeast with the province of Campobasso).

The main rivers in the province areː

The highest mountain in the province is Monte Amaro,(42°5′11″N 14°5′9″E / 42.08639°N 14.08583°E / 42.08639; 14.08583 (Monte Amaro)) in the Majella massif, Apennines; it is 2,793 m (9,163 ft) high and is the highest mountain of three provinces: Chieti, L'Aquila and Pescara of the Abruzzo.[4]

Population[change | change source]

There are 389,169 persons living in the province (January 2017),[3] for a population density of 149.7 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

Municipalities[change | change source]

There are 104 municipalities (or comuni) in the province; they are:

  1. Altino
  2. Archi
  3. Ari
  4. Arielli
  5. Atessa
  6. Bomba
  7. Borrello
  8. Bucchianico
  9. Canosa Sannita
  10. Carpineto Sinello
  11. Carunchio
  12. Casacanditella
  13. Casalanguida
  14. Casalbordino
  15. Casalincontrada
  16. Casoli
  17. Castel Frentano
  18. Castelguidone
  19. Castiglione Messer Marino
  20. Celenza sul Trigno
  21. Chieti
  22. Civitaluparella
  23. Civitella Messer Raimondo
  24. Colledimacine
  25. Colledimezzo
  26. Crecchio
  27. Cupello
  28. Dogliola
  29. Fallo
  30. Fara Filiorum Petri
  31. Fara San Martino
  32. Filetto
  33. Fossacesia
  34. Fraine
  35. Francavilla al Mare
  36. Fresagrandinaria
  37. Frisa
  38. Furci
  39. Gamberale
  40. Gessopalena
  41. Gissi
  42. Giuliano Teatino
  43. Guardiagrele
  44. Guilmi
  45. Lama dei Peligni
  46. Lanciano
  47. Lentella
  48. Lettopalena
  49. Liscia
  50. Miglianico
  51. Montazzoli
  52. Montebello sul Sangro
  53. Monteferrante
  54. Montelapiano
  55. Montenerodomo
  56. Monteodorisio
  57. Mozzagrogna
  58. Orsogna
  59. Ortona
  60. Paglieta
  61. Palena
  62. Palmoli
  63. Palombaro
  64. Pennadomo
  65. Pennapiedimonte
  66. Perano
  67. Pietraferrazzana
  68. Pizzoferrato
  69. Poggiofiorito
  70. Pollutri
  71. Pretoro
  72. Quadri
  73. Rapino
  74. Ripa Teatina
  75. Rocca San Giovanni
  76. Roccamontepiano
  77. Roccascalegna
  78. Roccaspinalveti
  79. Roio del Sangro
  80. Rosello
  81. San Buono
  82. San Giovanni Lipioni
  83. San Giovanni Teatino
  84. San Martino sulla Marrucina
  85. San # Salvo
  86. San Vito Chietino
  87. Sant'Eusanio del Sangro
  88. Santa Maria Imbaro
  89. Scerni
  90. Schiavi di Abruzzo
  91. Taranta Peligna
  92. Tollo
  93. Torino di Sangro
  94. Tornareccio
  95. Torrebruna
  96. Torrevecchia Teatina
  97. Torricella Peligna
  98. Treglio
  99. Tufillo
  100. Vacri
  101. Vasto
  102. Villa Santa Maria
  103. Villalfonsina
  104. Villamagna

The largest comune is Atessa, with 110.98 km2 (43 sq mi) and the smallest is Pietraferrazzana, with 4.37 km2 (2 sq mi). Two comuni have less than 100 inhabitantsː Montebello sul Sangro with 92 inhabitants, and Montelapiano with 83 inhabitants.

Main comuni[change | change source]

The following table shows the 10 comuni with more inhabitants with their population,[3] and their area and altitude.[5]

No. Comune Population
(2017)
Area
(km²)
Density Altitude
(m)
1 Chieti &&&&&&&&&&051330.&&&&&051,330 59.57 861.7 330
2 Vasto &&&&&&&&&&041283.&&&&&041,283 71.35 578.6 144
3 Lanciano &&&&&&&&&&035251.&&&&&035,251 66.94 526.6 265
4 Francavilla al Mare &&&&&&&&&&025520.&&&&&025,520 23.09 1,105.2 3
5 Ortona &&&&&&&&&&023276.&&&&&023,276 70.88 328.4 72
6 San Salvo &&&&&&&&&&020055.&&&&&020,055 19.70 1,018.0 100
7 San Giovanni Teatino &&&&&&&&&&014125.&&&&&014,125 17.73 796.7 15
8 Atessa &&&&&&&&&&010570.&&&&&010,570 110.98 95.2 433
9 Guardiagrele &&&&&&&&&&&09042.&&&&&09,042 56.50 160.0 576
10 Fossacesia &&&&&&&&&&&06341.&&&&&06,341 30.14 210.4 140

Gallery[change | change source]

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Il Presidente" (in Italian). Provincia di Chieti. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Provincia di Chieti" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  4. "Monte Amaro, Italy". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 
  5. "Comuni in provincia di Chieti per popolazione" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 28 October 2017. 

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