Vasto

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Vasto
Comune
Città di Vasto
Vasto
Vasto
Coat of arms of Vasto
Coat of arms
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
Province / Metropolitan cityChieti (CH)
Government
 • MayorLuciano Antonio Lapenna
Area
 • Total70.65 km2 (27.28 sq mi)
Elevation138 m (453 ft)
Population (30 November 2010)
 • Total40,381
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vastesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code66054
Dialing code0873
Patron saintSaint Michael
Saint daySeptember 29
WebsiteOfficial 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.