Città di Fossacesia

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Location of Fossacesia in Italy

Coordinates: 42°15′N 14°29′E / 42.250°N 14.483°E / 42.250; 14.483
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province / Metropolitan city Chieti (CH)
Frazioni Campidoglio, Colle Cannizza, Colle Castagna, Fossacesia Marina, Sterpari, Strutto , Villa Scorciosa
  Mayor Fausto Tommaso Stante
  Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 142 m (466 ft)
Population (31 October 2008)
  Total 6,184
  Density 210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fossacesiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 66022
Dialing code 0872
Patron saint St. Donatus of Arezzo
Saint day August 7
Website Official website

Fossacesia is a city in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy. The town is located on a small hill on the left of the Sangro River's mouth, about 2 kilometres (1 mi) from the Adriatic Sea.

The main attraction of the neighbourhood is the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere. The town is home to the Romanesque church of San Silvestro, dating to the 11th century.

Fossacesia's Abbey
Trabucco of Fossacesia


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