|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Pizzoferrato|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
The village lies in the valley of the Sangro, leaning against a rock on which stand the ruins of the castle and the church of St. Nicola.
Altitude: 1251 m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 102 km -- Population: ca. 1100 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66040 -- Phone Area Code: 0872 -- Frazioni: Castiglione, Collalto, Turchi, Valle del Sole -- How to reach it: - road: SS 652 from Castel di Sangro or from Lanciano
The place was mentioned in the 12th century in the Catalogus Baronum as Pictum Ferratum. During the 15th century it became a fief of Raimondo Caldora and later, among others, of the d'Aquino and Monaco families.
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