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Encyclopedia > Castel di Sangro

Castel di Sangro is a city of 5.830 people (july, 31 2005) in the Province of L'Aquila, and is the central city of the Alto Sangro e altopiano delle cinque miglia. known to the Romans as Aufidena (a city of the Samnites. Aquila (It. ... For other uses, see Roman Empire (disambiguation) The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Ancient Roman polity in the centuries following its reorganization under the leadership of Octavian (better known as Augustus), until its radical reformation in what was later to be known as the Byzantine... Samnite warriors Samnium (Oscan Safinim) was a region of the southern Apennines in Italy that was home to the Samnites, a group of Sabellic tribes that controlled the area from about 600 BC to about 290 BC. Samnium was delimited by Latium in the north, by Lucania in the south...



It is located on the Sangro River, in a valley in the Apennine Mountains, at 41°46′59″N, 14°06′27″E The Apennine Mountains (Italian: Appennini) stretch 1000 km from the north to the south of Italy along its east coast, forming the spine of the country. ...

It is really near Roccaraso, Pescocostanzo and Rivisondoli.

To visit

In Castel di Sangro there's the "Basilica di S. Maria Assunta" and the "Civico Aufidenate Museum".


The town gained some popularity in the mid-1990s thanks to the exploit of local football club Castel di Sangro Calcio The 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive, the last decade of the 20th Century. ... Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Confederation of African Football (CAF) Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) The Current Laws of the Game (LOTG) The Rec. ... Castel di Sangro Calcio was a football club from Castel di Sangro in the LAquila province in the Abruzzo region of Italy. ...


Castel di Sangro is divided from six quarters:

the Civita;
la Stazione;
the Colle;
the Codacchiola
the Ara;
the Piazza.

External links

  • Castel di Sangro website

  Results from FactBites:
Castel di Sangro Calcio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1355 words)
Castel di Sangro Calcio was a football club from Castel di Sangro in the Province of Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy.
The story of their first season in Serie B is chronicled in the book The Miracle of Castel di Sangro by Joe McGinniss (ISBN 0316557366).
Still, it was mind-boggling that a team from tiny Castel di Sangro deep in the hinterlands of the Abruzzo not only made it there but lasted seven years.
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