Fossacesia is a city in the province of Chieti in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Fossacesia
Città di Fossacesia
Fossacesia Marina.JPG
Coat of arms of Fossacesia
Location of Fossacesia
Fossacesia is located in Italy
Fossacesia
Fossacesia
Location of Fossacesia in Italy
Fossacesia is located in Abruzzo
Fossacesia
Fossacesia
Fossacesia (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°15′N 14°29′E / 42.250°N 14.483°E / 42.250; 14.483
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceChieti (CH)
FrazioniCampidoglio, Colle Cannizza, Colle Castagna, Fossacesia Marina, Sterpari, Strutto , Villa Scorciosa
Government
 • MayorFausto Tommaso Stante
Area
 • Total30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation
142 m (466 ft)
Population
 (31 October 2008)[2]
 • Total6,184
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fossacesiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
66022
Dialing code0872
Patron saintSt. Donatus of Arezzo
Saint dayAugust 7
WebsiteOfficial website

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.

ArchitectureEdit

 
Fossacesia's Abbey

A historic attraction in the town is the Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere.

The town is also home to the Romanesque Period Church of San Silvestro, dating to the 11th century.

 
Trabucco of Fossacesia.

ReferencesEdit

  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.