Vasto

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Vasto
Città di Vasto
Vasto
Vasto
Coat of arms of Vasto
Location of Vasto
Vasto is located in Italy
Vasto
Vasto
Location of Vasto in Italy
Vasto is located in Abruzzo
Vasto
Vasto
Vasto (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°06′42″N 14°42′30″E / 42.1118°N 14.7082°E / 42.1118; 14.7082Coordinates: 42°06′42″N 14°42′30″E / 42.1118°N 14.7082°E / 42.1118; 14.7082
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
Government
 • MayorLuciano Antonio Lapenna
Area
 • Total70.65 km2 (27.28 sq mi)
Elevation
138 m (453 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2010)[2]
 • Total40,381
 • Density570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vastesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66054
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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.