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Lanciano

Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Abruzzo  /  Province of Chieti  /  Lanciano
Lanciano is a town and comune in the province of Chieti, part of the Abruzzo region of central Italy. It has 36,304 inhabitants as of 2011.The city is also known for the first recorded alleged Catholic Eucharistic Miracle.GeographyThe city is located on hills and its town territory covers 66km2 from Val di Sangro to Castelfrentano, and its elevation is about 265m above sea level.It is bordered by Atessa, Castel Frentano, Fossacesia, Frisa, Mozzagrogna, Orsogna, Paglieta, Poggiofiorito, Rocca San Giovanni, San Vito Chietino, Sant'Eusanio del Sangro and Treglio.Regarding the climate, the temperature averages about 4C in winter and 25C in summer. It usually snows about three times a year. During the summer there can be sultry days.HistoryThe ancient Roman name of Lanciano was Anxanum, a city of the Frentani Italic tribe. The city is said to have been founded in 1181 BC by Solimus, a Trojan refugee arrived in Italy along with Aeneas. Legends aside, archaeological findings have shown that the area was settled from the 5th millennium BC.
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