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Abruzzo is one of the 20 regions of Italy.
Conventionally it belongs to Middle Italy.
Administrative division
Region Abruzzo is administratively divided in 4 provinces: Province of Aquila, Province of Chieti, Province of Pescara, Province of Teramo
The whole region includes approximately 1300000 inhabitants.
Capital of Abruzzo: L'Aquila

The Territory
Abruzzo region
Although rich in natural beauty and history, Abruzzo is only just starting to be discovered by mass tourism. Abruzzo's wealth of castles and medieval towns, especially near the town of L'Aquila has earned it in some quarters the nickname of "Abruzzoshire", by analogy with the "Chiantishire" nickname sometimes used to refer to the Chianti area of Tuscany. Skiing. Abruzzo has 21 ski areas with 368 km. of runs, all within a few hours of Rome. The most developed resort being Roccaraso, followed by Campo Felice, and Campo Imperatore. Located in the highest region of the Apennines, these ski areas are at heights nearly comparable to many Alpine resorts. Because of their proximity to the Adriatic and winter precipitation patterns, they often have more snow than the Alps. Abruzzo also is popular for cross country skiing, especially on the high plain of Campo Imperatore in the Gran Sasso as well as the Piana Grande in the Majella.

Mountain Climbing. The Gran Sasso massif sports the Italian peninsula’s highest peak, Corno Grande, and Europe’s southernmost glacier, Il Calderone. The Corno Grande and its neighboring Corno Piccolo provide a range of climbing opportunities from mountain hikes suitable for novices to sheer rock wall ascents suitable only for expert alpinists. Abruzzo’s lesser known peaks, especially the gentler slopes of the Majella, offer climbers the opportunity to hike and climb in solitude. Pineto's sandy beach Pineto's sandy beach Beach Resorts. Abruzzo’s 129 km. long sandy coastline is home to a many popular beach resorts, among them Vasto on Abruzzo’s southern coast; mid-coast are Silvi Marina, whose sands are considered among the best in Italy, Francavilla al Mare and Pineto, and on Abruzzo’s northern coast are Alba Adriatica and Martinsicuro.

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 Hotels Abruzzo National Park - hotels, bed and breakfast, country houses in Abruzzo National Park
 Hotel Tortoreto Lido - Lady G, 3 star hotel in Tortoreto Lido, in the northern coast of Abruzzo
 Camping Abruzzo - Salinello Village: camping & holiday village directly to the Adriatic sea. In Abruzzo, Italy.

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Most clicked localities

Vasto (34104 click), Pescara (32301 click), Ortona (25535 click), Lanciano (24882 click), Province of Chieti (23471 click), Province of Aquila (23126 click), Sulmona (22735 click), Montesilvano (22396 click), Province of Pescara (22045 click), San Vito Chietino (21708 click), Alba Adriatica (21299 click), Province of Teramo (20719 click), Introdacqua (19843 click), Collecorvino (19346 click), L'Aquila (17738 click), Giulianova (17648 click), Silvi (17358 click), Penne (16767 click), Chieti (16667 click), Avezzano (16164 click)

Locality with the greater number of inhabitants

Pescara ( >100.000 ), L'Aquila ( >50.000 ), Chieti ( >50.000 ), Teramo ( >50.000 ), Montesilvano ( >25.000 ), Avezzano ( >25.000 ), Vasto ( >25.000 ), Lanciano ( >25.000 ), Sulmona ( >25.000 ), Roseto degli Abruzzi ( >10.000 ), Francavilla al Mare ( >10.000 ), Ortona ( >10.000 ), Giulianova ( >10.000 ), San Salvo ( >10.000 ), Spoltore ( >10.000 ), Silvi ( >10.000 ), Martinsicuro ( >10.000 ), Pineto ( >10.000 ), Penne ( >10.000 ), Città Sant'Angelo ( >10.000 )


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