|Comune di Anzi|
Anzi within the Province of Potenza
|Province / Metropolitan city||Potenza (PZ)|
|• Mayor||Piera Cilibrizzi (Lista civica 'Liberiamo Anzi')|
|Elevation||1,067 m (3,501 ft)|
|Population (1 March 2010)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Saint Donatus|
|Saint day||August 7|
Anzi rises to 1,029 metres (3,376 ft) above sea level, in the central-northern part of the province. It is the fourth highest comune in the region by altitude, after Pietrapertosa, Marsicovetere and Viggiano. It is bounded by the comuni of Abriola (17 km), Brindisi Montagna (19 km), Calvello (15 km), Castelmezzano (21 km), Laurenzana (11 km), Pignola (23 km), Potenza (25 km), Trivigno (16 km). It lies exactly 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Potenza and 91 kilometres (57 mi) from the other province of Basilicata, Matera.
Anzi boasts the fourth largest static nativity scene in Europe. Since 2008, an astronomical observatory and planetarium has been in service on the summit of Mount Siri, managed by the Teerum Valgemon Aesai voluntary association, based in Anzi. By contacting the association, it is possible to visit the nativity scene and join in the exhibitions at the planetarium, as well as to participate in evenings of celestial observation.
- Anthony Celebrezze, United States Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from 1962 to 1965.
- Giuseppe Di Melfi, alias 'Young Zulu Kid', American flyweight boxer (1897–1977).
- Ripacandida, Italy
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