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Province of Pescara, Abruzzo

The smallest province of the Abruzzi region The Province was established in 1927 with communes from the other three historical provinces of Abruzzo. It is the most highly-populated province in the region, with its capital, the city of Pescara, the largest urban area, a fishing center of great importance and one of the major tourist and business centers on the Adriatic Sea.

History

Before the establishment of the province, the communes listed below belonged as follows:
  • Province of Chieti: Caramanico, Musellaro, Roccacaramanico, Salle, Sant'Eufemia a Maiella, Pescara, Manoppello, Lettomanoppello, Serramonacesca, Turrivalignani, San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore, Abbateggio, Bolognano, Roccamorice, Tocco da Casauria.
  • Province of L'Aquila: Bussi sul Tirino, Popoli;
  • Province of Teramo: Brittoli, Cappelle sul Tavo, Carpineto della Nora, (Castellamare Adriatico), Catignano, Cepagatti, Città Sant'Angelo, Civitaquana, Civitella Casanova, Collecorvino, Corvara, Cugnoli, Elice, Farindola, Loreto Aprutino, Montebello di Bertona, Montesilvano, Moscufo, Nocciano, Penne, Pianella, Picciano, Pietranico, Rosciano, Scafa, Spoltore, Vicoli, Villa Celiera.

The Territory

The Province of Pescara includes territories north and south the basin of the river Pescara from the gorges of Popoli to the sea, with the profiles of the Maiella and Gran Sasso mountains to the west.

The Comuni in the Province

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