The region of Abruzzo is located in the central part of the peninsula on the Adriatic coast about 100 km east of Rome. The area of the region is 10,763 km² (13th place in Italy), two-thirds of the territory is occupied by mountains. The highest point of Abruzzo – Corno Grande (Corno Grande) (2914 m) and Monte Amaro (Monte Amaro) (2795 m).
The capital of the Abruzzo region – the city of L’Aquila. The most significant area of the city is the city of Pescara, is located on the shores of the Adriatic Sea.
The territory of the region of Abruzzo is varied landscapes: the mountain is in the central part of the peninsula, hilly Adriatic coast with its numerous beaches. The largest lake in the area is the scan.