Fossa, Abruzzo

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Fossa
Comune
Comune di Fossa
Fossa(AQ).jpg
Coat of arms of Fossa
Coat of arms
Fossa is located in Italy
Fossa
Fossa
Location of Fossa in Italy
Coordinates: 42°18′N 13°29′E / 42.300°N 13.483°E / 42.300; 13.483
Country Italy
Region Abruzzo
Province L'Aquila (AQ)
Frazioni Cerro
Government
 • Mayor Luigi Calvisi (Centre-left)
Area
 • Total 8.63 km2 (3.33 sq mi)
Elevation 644 m (2,113 ft)
Population (1 January 2007)[1]
 • Total 673
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Fossani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 67020
Dialing code 0862

Fossa is a comune and town in the province of L'Aquila in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Bernardino of Fossa was born in the town. In 1003 the church of Maria di Criptu was built; it still stands, hosting many weddings every year.

References[edit]

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