Mossa

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Mossa
Comune
Comune di Mossa
Mossa is located in Italy
Mossa
Mossa
Location of Mossa in Italy
Coordinates: 45°56′N 13°33′E / 45.933°N 13.550°E / 45.933; 13.550Coordinates: 45°56′N 13°33′E / 45.933°N 13.550°E / 45.933; 13.550
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Province of Gorizia (GO)
Frazioni Villa Blanchis, Valisella
Government
 • Mayor Elisabetta Feresin
Area
 • Total 6.1 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation 59 m (194 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,689
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 34070
Dialing code 0481

Mossa (Slovene: Moš) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Gorizia in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northwest of Trieste and about 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Gorizia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,689 and an area of 6.1 square kilometres (2.4 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Mossa contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Villa Blanchis and Valisella. The name is derived from the old German "Moos Au". See the website of the Comune: [1]

Mossa borders the following municipalities: Capriva del Friuli, Farra d'Isonzo, Gorizia, San Floriano del Collio, San Lorenzo Isontino.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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