Abruzzo

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Abruzzo

The numbers

Gastronomic excellence and a growing economy

7 °

By impact of exports on GDP

8.7 billion of which about 50% related to the automotive sector

5 °

For wine production capacity

Fifth Italian region with more than 3 million hectoliters

140 %

Pharmaceutical export growth

In the last 10 years the sector has grown at a record pace

1886

The De Cecco pasta factory is born

One of the most famous historical pasta brands in the world

23

Some of the most beautiful villages in Italy

Castel del monte, Scanno, Pacentro, Elice and many others

17

Gastronomic excellence

Slow food presidia such as Patata Turchesa and Montonico grapes

50 k

Hectares of olive crops

The yellow gold of Abruzzo with 3 DOP oils and an oil museum

1 °

The most green region in Europe

With its parks and protected areas Abruzzo is an uncontaminated land

The territory

Strong and gentle

The region

In 2016 the U.S. newspaper Huffington Post ranked Abruzzo fifth among the twelve best regions in the world for quality of life. Often called the green region of Europe, Abruzzo is a real Italian flagship.

The capital

Located inland, in a position overlooking the Aterno River Valley, at 721 meters above sea level, L'Aquila is a city of art and culture that has been able to rise and relaunch its image after the tremendous earthquake of 2009.

The economy

Abruzzo is a dynamic region with some of the best indicators in Southern Italy. It is, in fact, the region with the highest per capita income, the highest rate of industrialization and the lowest rate of unemployment.

Main industries

Agriculture, livestock farming and fishing are the driving industries for the primary sector, while the chemical, textile and agri-food industries for the secondary sector. Moreover, tourism, both summer and winter, represents a strong point for the local economy.

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