Vasto

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Vasto
Comune
Città di Vasto
Vasto
Vasto
Coat of arms of Vasto
Coat of arms
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city Chieti (CH)
Government
 • Mayor Luciano Antonio Lapenna
Area
 • Total 70.65 km2 (27.28 sq mi)
Elevation 138 m (453 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
 • Total 40,381
 • Density 570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vastesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66054
Dialing code 0873
Patron saint Saint Michael
Saint day September 29
Website Official website

Vasto (Ancient Greek: Ἱστόνιον; Latin: Histonium, Istonium, and Histonios; formerly also, Guastaymonis, Il Vasto, and Il Vasto d'Ammone) is a town and comune. It is on the Adriatic coast of the Province of Chieti in southern Abruzzo, Italy. The population is now just over 40,000.