Maissana

Maissana (Ligurian: Maissann-a[4]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Genoa and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of La Spezia.

Maissana
Comune di Maissana
Church of St. Bartholomew.
Church of St. Bartholomew.
Coat of arms of Maissana
Coat of arms
Location of Maissana
Maissana is located in Italy
Maissana
Maissana
Location of Maissana in Italy
Maissana is located in Liguria
Maissana
Maissana
Maissana (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°20′N 9°32′E / 44.333°N 9.533°E / 44.333; 9.533
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceLa Spezia (SP)
FrazioniCampore, Cembrano, Chiama, Colli, Disconesi, Ossegna, Salterana, Santa Maria, Tavarone, Torza
Government
 • MayorEgidio Banti
Area
 • Total45.5 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation
575 m (1,886 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2017[2])[3]
 • Total617
 • Density14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Maissanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
19010
Dialing code0187
WebsiteOfficial website

This is also the coldest village in the province, with average winter temperatures ranging from a minimum of −5 °C (23 °F) to a maximum of 4 °C (39 °F). Snowfalls are frequent and heavy. In February 2009, in just one night 65 centimetres (26 in) of fresh snow has fallen.

Maissana borders the following municipalities: Carro, Casarza Ligure, Castiglione Chiavarese, Ne, Varese Ligure.

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. ^ Istat, Wikidata Q214195
  4. ^ Frisoni, Gaetano (1910). Dizionario Genovese-Italiano e Italiano-Genovese (in Italian). Genoa: Nuova Editrice Genovese.

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