Bussi sul Tirino

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Bussi sul Tirino
coat of arms
Bussi sul Tirino (Italy)
Bussi sul Tirino
Country Italy
region Abruzzo
province Pescara  (PE)
Coordinates 42 ° 13 '  N , 13 ° 49'  E Coordinates: 42 ° 13 '0 "  N , 13 ° 49' 0"  E
height 344  m slm
surface 26.29 km²
Residents 2,405 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 91 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 65022
prefix 085
ISTAT number 068005
Popular name bussesi
Patron saint San Biagio
Website www.comune.bussi.pe.it

Bussi sul Tirino is an Italian commune ( comune ) with 2405 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Pescara , Abruzzo region .


The districts (fractions) include Bussi Officine and Cirichiello.

The neighboring municipalities are: Capestrano , Castiglione a Casauria , Collepietro , Corvara , Navelli , Pescosansonesco , Popoli and Tocco da Casauria .

Bussi sul Tirino panorama
The chemical works in the Bussi Officine district


The first written mention of the village comes from the 11th century. The name of the village is derived from the name of the boxwood plant (Buxum in Latin). Originally the municipality belonged to the province of L'Aquila , it became the new municipality of the province of Pescara in 1927 . Since 1700 there have been several potteries in the municipality that focus on the art of ceramics. The presence of clay along the Tirino River allows the creation of numerous works of art. In 2011, the largest illegal toxic waste dump in Europe was discovered in Bussi sul Tirino.


In the municipality of vines are varieties Montepulciano for the DOC - wine Montepulciano d'Abruzzo grown.

Web links

Commons : Bussi sul Tirino  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.