|Castel di Sangro is a city of 5,830 people (as of July 31, 2005) in the Province of L'Aquila, southern italy. It is the central city of the Alto Sangro e altopiano delle cinque miglia.
It is located on the Sangro River, in a valley in the Apennine Mountains, at 41°46?59?N, 14°06?27?E
Neighbouring communes include Roccaraso, Pescocostanzo, Rivisondoli, and Montenero Val Cocchiara.
Castel di Sangro was known to the Romans as Aufidena (a city of the Samnites).
Basilica di S. Maria Assunta
Castel di Sangro Town Museum
The town gained some popularity in the mid-1990s thanks to the exploit of local football club Castel di Sangro Calcio
Castel di Sangro is divided from six quarters: