Framura

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Framura
Comune
Comune di Framura
Street in the historical centre
Street in the historical centre
Framura is located in Italy
Framura
Framura
Location of Framura in Italy
Coordinates: 44°13′N 9°33′E / 44.217°N 9.550°E / 44.217; 9.550Coordinates: 44°13′N 9°33′E / 44.217°N 9.550°E / 44.217; 9.550
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province Province of La Spezia (SP)
Frazioni Anzo, Ravecca, Setta, Costa, Castagnola
Area
 • Total 18.9 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 739
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 19014
Dialing code 0187
Website http://www.comune.framura.sp.it/

Framura is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 km southeast of Genoa and about 25 km northwest of La Spezia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 739 and an area of 18.9 km².[1]

The municipality of Framura contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Anzo, Ravecca, Setta, Costa, and Castagnola.

Framura borders the following municipalities: Bonassola, Carrodano, Deiva Marina, Levanto.

History[edit]

During World War Two, two American fifteen men missions tried to land and blow up a railway tunnel between Framura and Bonassola. Both missions failed but the second mission's soldiers were exceuted and buried in a mass grave by the German Army.[2]

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ OSS Operation Ginny met with a tragic end during the Italian Campaign, WWII History Magazine, Sept 2005, Don Smart, accessed 2 August 2013