|Abruzzo Province of L'Aquila Castelvecchio Subequo|
Province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, Italy
The village is located in an area of great environmental interest, and rich in archeological findings of the pre-Roman, Roman and early Christian times, including Superaequum, the ancient capital of the Peligni Superequani, not yet the subject of extensive and systematic excavations.
Altitude: 1400 m a.s.l -- Distance from L'Aquila: km -- Population: ca. 400 inhabitants -- Zip code: 67024 -- Phone Area Code: 0864
Castelvecchio Subequo was also a Roman municipium, and in its vicinity (at Colle Moria) is an interesting underground cemetery dating from the late fourth century AD, an evidence of primitive Christianity in Abruzzo. In the eighteenth century the place still belonged to the Barberini family.
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