Corfinio is a comune (municipality) and town in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Corfinio
Comune di Corfinio
Co-cathedral of the diocese of Sulmona-Valva
Co-cathedral of the diocese of Sulmona-Valva
Location of Corfinio
Corfinio is located in Italy
Corfinio
Corfinio
Location of Corfinio in Italy
Corfinio is located in Abruzzo
Corfinio
Corfinio
Corfinio (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°7′29″N 13°50′33″E / 42.12472°N 13.84250°E / 42.12472; 13.84250
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceL'Aquila (AQ)
Area
 • Total18.19 km2 (7.02 sq mi)
Elevation
346 m (1,135 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[2]
 • Total1,067
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Corfiniesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
67030
Dialing code0864
Patron saintSt. Alexander
Saint day3 May
WebsiteOfficial website

In the Middle Ages, Roman Corfinium was known as Valva, and was the seat of a bishopric. This name is preserved in the name of the united diocese of Sulmona-Valva.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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