Meaning of ABRUZZI in English


Autonomous region (pop., 2001 prelim.: 1,244,226), central Italy.

Its capital is L'Aquila . Most of the region is mountainous or hilly and includes the Apennines . The ancient Italic tribes of the region long resisted conquest by the Romans. The Normans established themselves in the 12th century, and the region later sided with the Molise . The economy is primarily agricultural.

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