Posina is a town in the province of Vicenza, Veneto, Italy. It is northeast of SS46. As of 2007 Posina had an estimated population of 657. Posina lies at an elevation of 600 metres (2,000 ft) at the foot of Mount Majo and Mount Gamonda,[3] Mount Pasubio. On the whole dominates the Pasubio which can be accessed through the picturesque Val Caprara, Val Sorapache or arrived at passo Xomo on the Strada degli Scarubbi or the famous Strada delle 52 gallerie great work of military engineering the First World War.

Posina
Comune di Posina
Location of Posina
Posina is located in Italy
Posina
Posina
Location of Posina in Italy
Posina is located in Veneto
Posina
Posina
Posina (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°47′N 11°16′E / 45.783°N 11.267°E / 45.783; 11.267Coordinates: 45°47′N 11°16′E / 45.783°N 11.267°E / 45.783; 11.267
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceVicenza (VI)
FrazioniBeber, Forni Alti, Fusine
Area
 • Total43 km2 (17 sq mi)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total726
 • Density17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
36010
Dialing code0445
ISTAT code024080
WebsiteOfficial website

The most important historical building in the town is the Church of Saint Margaret, consecrated in 1764 and restored in 2008. Posina is also home to the EcoMuseo Grande Guerra which remembers the battles of the First World War that had a profound effect on Posina and the surrounding area.

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SourcesEdit

  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 from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)
  3. ^ "The World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 2013-02-09. Retrieved 2007-02-21.