Chieti (old: Teati, Teate) is a university town in Italy with 51,815 inhabitants. It is located 15 km from the Adriatic Sea in the Abruzzo region near the river Pescara on a narrow mountain ridge that extends along the river. Chieti essentially consists of the old town of Chieti Alta, which lies on the mountain above the Pescara Valley and the modern industrial development Chieti Scalo in the valley. About an expressway Chieti is connected to the port city of Pescara on the Adriatic. The town of Chieti Alta has retained its old appearance, outstanding building here is the cathedral, originally from the 13th century, but the Baroque style inside. In addition, the boulevard Corso Marrucino important and the Museo Archeologico in which, inter alia, 2.70 m high warrior statue from pre-Roman times can be seen (Warrior of Capistrano) is. In Chieti also home to the headquarters of the University of Chieti and Pescara, the University Gabriele D'Annunzio, with a modern University Hospital. The city is capital of the province of Chieti and seat of the Archdiocese of Chieti-Vasto, their patron saint is San Giustino. Some games of the European Basketball Championships the women's 2,007 were held in Chieti. The local football club Calcio Chieti plays in the 2009/10 season in the fünftklassigen Series D. The home games of the club will be played at the Stadio Guido Angelini. The Sixty Group SpA, a fashion company, known by labels such as energy, Miss Sixty and Killah, here has its headquarters.
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