Cansano

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Cansano
Comune
Comune di Cansano
Coat of arms of Cansano
Coat of arms
Cansano is located in Italy
Cansano
Cansano
Location of Cansano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°0′19″N 14°0′46″E / 42.00528°N 14.01278°E / 42.00528; 14.01278Coordinates: 42°0′19″N 14°0′46″E / 42.00528°N 14.01278°E / 42.00528; 14.01278
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province L'Aquila (AQ)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Ciampaglione
Area
 • Total 40.30 km2 (15.56 sq mi)
Elevation 835 m (2,740 ft)
Population (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total 268
 • Density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Demonym Cansanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67030
Dialing code 0864
Patron saint John the Baptist
Saint day 24 June

Cansano is a comune and town in the Province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of central Italy.

Sights include:

  • the Natural Archaeological Park Ocriticum, with remains of two Italic/Roman temples of Jupiter and Hercuules, and a sacellum of Ceres and Venus, as well as remains of the ancient settlement
  • the medieval castle

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.