Celano is a town in the province of L'Aquila and the Abruzzo region with 11,017 inhabitants (as at 31 December 2015). Celano is on a hill above Lake Fucino and is dominated by the on command Friedrichs II. Castle built with corner towers, Piccolo mini, which dates back in its present form was built in 1450. The neighboring municipalities are Aielli, Avezzano, Castel Subequo, Cerchio, Collarmele, Gagliano Aterno, Luco dei Marsi, Ovindoli, Pescina, San Benedetto dei Marsi, Secinaro and Trasacco. The three churches have Celano facades in the style of the 13th century as many churches in L'Aquila. Celano origins date back to the Lombard period. A count of Celano was first mentioned in the 1178th 1223 the city of Emperor Frederick II was. Destroyed after their waste. 1915 an earthquake devastated the city very difficult. Celano is the birthplace of Thomas of Celano (Tommaso da Celano), a high medieval authors and chroniclers.