Comunanza

Comunanza is a comune (municipality) in Marche, Italy. It is a medieval village at the feet of the Monti Sibillini, founded in the 5th or 6th century by Ascoli refugees escaping barbaric incursions.

Comunanza
Comune di Comunanza
Coat of arms of Comunanza
Coat of arms
Location of Comunanza
Comunanza is located in Italy
Comunanza
Comunanza
Location of Comunanza in Italy
Comunanza is located in Marche
Comunanza
Comunanza
Comunanza (Marche)
Coordinates: 42°57′N 13°25′E / 42.950°N 13.417°E / 42.950; 13.417
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvinceAscoli Piceno (AP)
Government
 • MayorAlvaro Cesaroni
Area
 • Total54.4 km2 (21.0 sq mi)
Elevation
448 m (1,470 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017[2])[3]
 • Total3,102
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Comunanzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
63087
Dialing code0736
WebsiteOfficial website

"Sotto Comunanza é Africa." - Djaneglia XIII

Sights include late-Romanesque church of Sant'Anna, and that of Santa Maria a Terme, built in the 9th century in sandstone above a Roman temple which belonged to the disappeared Roman settlement of Interamnia Poletina Piceni.

The town has a high density of supercentenarians.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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