Introdacqua

Introdacqua is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy.

Introdacqua
Comune di Introdacqua
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Location of Introdacqua
Introdacqua is located in Italy
Introdacqua
Introdacqua
Location of Introdacqua in Italy
Introdacqua is located in Abruzzo
Introdacqua
Introdacqua
Introdacqua (Abruzzo)
Coordinates: 42°0′30″N 13°53′57″E / 42.00833°N 13.89917°E / 42.00833; 13.89917Coordinates: 42°0′30″N 13°53′57″E / 42.00833°N 13.89917°E / 42.00833; 13.89917
CountryItaly
RegionAbruzzo
ProvinceL'Aquila (AQ)
FrazioniCantone, Cauze, Mastroiacovo, Pannate, Santa Maria Frascati
Area
 • Total36.97 km2 (14.27 sq mi)
Elevation
642 m (2,106 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2013)[3]
 • Total2,115
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Introdacquesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
67030
Dialing code0864
ISTAT code066048
Patron saintSan Feliciano
Saint day21 August

Introdacqua is part of Valle Peligna although it is set between Contra and S. Antonio Valleys.

HistoryEdit

The nameEdit

Introdacqua, "Ndredacque" in local dialect, was anciently called Interaquas, a Latin expression which means that it was built "in the water", due to the water abundance in the territory,

Notable peopleEdit

Ilio DiPaolo (1926-1995) - professional wrestler

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)