Abruzzo (pronounced [aˈbruttso]) is a region in Italy, its wastren border lyin less nor 50 mile (80 km) due east o Roum. Abruzzo borders the region o Marche tae the north, Lazio tae the wast an sooth-wast, Molise tae the sooth-east, an the Adriatic Sea tae the east. Although it is geographically mair o a central than soothren region, ISTAT (the Italian statistical authority) considers it pairt o Soothren Italy, a vestige o Abruzzo's historic association wi the Kinrick o the Twa Sicilies.

Abruzzo
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KintraItaly
CaipitalL'Aquila
Govrenment
 • PresesGiovanni Chiodi (PdL)
Area
 • Total10763 km2 (4,156 sq mi)
Population
 (28 Februar 2011)
 • Total1,342,975
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
GDP/ Nominal€ 28.7[1] billion (2008)
GDP per capita€ 21,400[2] (2008)
NUTS RegionITF
Websitewww.regione.abruzzo.it

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Abruzzo provinces

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

The region is dividit intae 4 provinces:

Province Aurie (km²) Population Density (inh./km²)
Province o Chieti 2,588 396,190 153.1
Province o L'Aquila 5,034 308,876 61.3
Province o Pescara 1,225 318,701 260.1
Province o Teramo 1,948 308,769 158.5


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  1. "Eurostat – Tables, Graphs and Maps Interface (TGM) table". Epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu. 12 August 2011. Retrieved 15 September 2011.
  2. EUROPA – Press Releases – Regional GDP per inhabitant in 2008 GDP per inhabitant ranged from 28% of the EU27 average in Severozapaden in Bulgaria to 343% in Inner London

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