Fosciandora (Italian pronunciation: [foʃˈʃandora]) is a comune (municipality) of 670 inhabitants in the Province of Lucca in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northwest of Florence and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Lucca.

Fosciandora
Comune di Fosciandora
View of two of the frazioni in the municipality, La Villa and Ceserana
View of two of the frazioni in the municipality, La Villa and Ceserana
Coat of arms of Fosciandora
Location of Fosciandora
Fosciandora is located in Italy
Fosciandora
Fosciandora
Location of Fosciandora in Italy
Fosciandora is located in Tuscany
Fosciandora
Fosciandora
Fosciandora (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 44°7′N 10°28′E / 44.117°N 10.467°E / 44.117; 10.467
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLucca (LU)
FrazioniPonte di Ceserana, Ceserana, La Villa, Lupinaia, Fosciandora, Migliano, Treppignana, Riana
Government
 • MayorMoreno Lunardi
Area
 • Total19.8 km2 (7.6 sq mi)
Elevation
390 m (1,280 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2017[2])[3]
 • Total590
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Fosciandorini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
55020
Dialing code0583
WebsiteOfficial website
Panorama of the Frazione of Migliano
Church in Fosciandora

Fosciandora borders the following municipalities: Barga, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Gallicano, Pieve Fosciana, Pievepelago. It was annexed by Lucca in the thirteenth century.

ReferencesEdit

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