Bellante is a municipality located in the province of Teramo at 354 meters (1161 feet) of altitude. Bellante has 7160 inhabitants and a surface area of 50.04 square kilometers (19.32 square miles).

The municipality of Bellante also includes the following suburbs: Bellante Stazione, Chiareto di Bellante, Collerenti, Molino San Nicola, Penna alta, Penna bassa, Ripattoni(o Ripattone), San Mauro, Sant'Angelo a Marano, Sant'Arcangelo, Villa Ardente, Villa Casalena, Villa Rasicci.

Bellante was part of the Kingdom of Naples before the unification of Italy (1861) and belonged to the former Abruzzo Ultra I province.

Municipal Hall Information
Comune di Bellante
Piazza Mazzini, 1
64020 Bellante (TE)
Phone: +39 0861 61701
E-mail: [email protected]

State Archives Information
Archivio di Stato di Teramo
Via Cesare Battisti, 55
64100 Teramo
E-mail: [email protected]

First 5 most common surnames in Bellante
Di Pietro, Di Sante, Di Giuseppe, Casalena, Di Domenico

Parish churches in Bellante and municipality suburbs

S. Croce e S. Maria della MisericordiaBellanteVia Gualtiero, 60Diocesi di Teramo - Atri
S. Maria in HerulisBellanteLocalita' Ripattoni Contrada MadonnaDiocesi di Teramo - Atri
S. MartinoBellanteLocalita' Villa PennaDiocesi di Teramo - Atri

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  1. We are looking for our grandmothers ancestors in Chieti Italy. My grandmothers name was Mary Casalena born in 1902. She had 2 sisters but we only know them as Aunt mamma and Aunt Minni Casalena. All three came to United States in 1912. Mary lives in Philadelphia and married Joseph P Guzzardo. Looking for more information.

  2. I am looking for my family records in Bellante.
    My Great Great Grandmother Crocefissa Zaraca was born on November 8, 1816 in Bellante.
    Her fathers name was Pietro Zaraca and her mothers name was Angela Rosa Corradini.
    Crocefissa married Candeloro Di Francesco.
    Could you tell me who I can contact to find my families information and I would be have to pay for any cost.

  3. I am looking for info regarding my grand mother DIAMANTE(Di Luca)BUCCI from Bellante Italy born 1851 died 1920. Any info would be appreciated. I live in NB Canada

  4. Great Grandfather was Francesco Gentile, married Philomena DiPaolo. He was originally from Casalincondrata but emigrated to US with 5 children from Bellante in 1910.
    Understood he may have had a sister, but no knowledge. No idea of relatives from Biz Nonna.
    also had a Great Uncle. Carlo DiSante that I think was from Bellante. just checking!

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