Potenza Picena

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Potenza Picena
Comune
Comune di Potenza Picena
Potenza Picena paese neve.jpg
Coat of arms of Potenza Picena
Coat of arms
Potenza Picena is located in Italy
Potenza Picena
Potenza Picena
Location of Potenza Picena in Italy
Coordinates: 43°22′N 13°37′E / 43.367°N 13.617°E / 43.367; 13.617
Country Italy
Region Marche
Province Macerata (MC)
Frazioni Montecanepino, Porto Potenza Picena, San Girio
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Paolucci (Partito Democratico)
Area
 • Total 47.6 km2 (18.4 sq mi)
Elevation 237 m (778 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 16,081
 • Density 340/km2 (870/sq mi)
Demonym Potentini, Santesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 62018
Dialing code 0733
Patron saint St. Stephen, St. Girio, St. Anna (Porto)
Saint day

May 25 (St. Giro) December 26 (St. Stephen)

(July 26 for Porto)
Website Official website

Potenza Picena is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Macerata in the Italian region of Marche, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Ancona and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) northeast of Macerata.

Geography[edit]

The town is upon a hill few kilometres from the Adriatic coast. The bordering municipalities are Civitanova Marche, Montecosaro, Montelupone, Porto Recanati and Recanati.

Potenza counts three frazioni: Montecanepino, Porto Potenza Picena and San Girio.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Potenza Picena at Wikimedia Commons