Comano, Tuscany

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Comano
Comune
Comune di Comano
Pieve of Santa Maria Assunta at Crespiano.
Pieve of Santa Maria Assunta at Crespiano.
Comano is located in Italy
Comano
Comano
Location of Comano in Italy
Coordinates: 44°17′N 10°08′E / 44.283°N 10.133°E / 44.283; 10.133Coordinates: 44°17′N 10°08′E / 44.283°N 10.133°E / 44.283; 10.133
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Massa and Carrara (MS)
Frazioni Camporaghena, Cattognano, Crespiano, Lagastrello, Montale, Prota, Torsana
Government
 • Mayor Pietro Romiti
Area
 • Total 54 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 530 m (1,740 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 769
 • Density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 54015
Dialing code 0187

Comano is a town and comune in the province of Massa and Carrara, Tuscany, Italy, of some 800 inhabitants.

In the nearby is the pieve of Santa Maria Assunta. It was rebuilt in 1079 in Romanesque style; later it was modified in Renaissance and Baroque times. It has also a castle.

Climate[edit]

Comano and its nearby, although the sea is only 30 kilometres (19 mi) away, have a climate considerably colder than the sea shore. This is mainly due to the nearness of the Appennino. Summer is hot with mean high temperatures of 26 °C (79 °F), but nights are cool with mean lows of 13 °C (55 °F). Summer thunderstorms are frequent because the hot and humid air rises from the sea and condenses against the Apennine slopes. Winter is typically cold and damp. Mean lows are about −2 °C (28 °F) and highs are about 6 °C (43 °F), but during the night is the sky is clear the temperature may fall down reaching −10 °C (14 °F) or less.

References[edit]

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