|Abruzzo Province of Chieti Schiavi d'Abruzzo|
Province of Chieti, Abruzzo, Italy
Located below the summit of Monte Pizzuto (1290 m), above the loop of the river Trigno and the Sente stream. A picturesque flight of steps leads to the "rotonda", a green plateau offering a splendid view.
Altitude: 1172m a.s.l -- Distance from Chieti: 112 km -- Population: ca. 990 inhabitants in 2010 -- Zip code: 66045 -- Phone Area Code: 0873 -- Frazioni: Badia, Cannavina, Casali, Cupello, Salce, San Martino, Taverna, Valli, Valloni -- How to reach it: motorway: A14 exit Vasto Nord or Vasto Sud - road: SS 86 from Vasto or SS 650 from Vasto
Several human settlements (pre-Roman, Roman and medieval), are recorded in the area. Mentioned for the first time with the name Schavis or Sclavi in the Libro delle Decime (=Book of Tithes) at the beginning of the 14th century, the place belonged up to the late 18th century to the Caracciolo from San Buono.
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Ancient photograph contributed by L. Ninni
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