Bonassola

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Bonassola

Bonasseua  (Ligurian)
Comune di Bonassola
Bonassola, the beach, town and a railway tunnel
Bonassola, the beach, town and a railway tunnel
Location of Bonassola
Bonassola is located in Italy
Bonassola
Bonassola
Location of Bonassola in Italy
Bonassola is located in Liguria
Bonassola
Bonassola
Bonassola (Liguria)
Coordinates: 44°11′N 9°35′E / 44.183°N 9.583°E / 44.183; 9.583Coordinates: 44°11′N 9°35′E / 44.183°N 9.583°E / 44.183; 9.583
CountryItaly
RegionLiguria
ProvinceProvince of La Spezia (SP)
FrazioniMontaretto, Costella, Poggio, Serra, Scernio, San Giorgio
Government
 • MayorAndrea Poletti
Area
 • Total9.19 km2 (3.55 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total833
 • Density91/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bonassolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
19011
Dialing code0187
Patron saintS.Caterina da Alessandria
WebsiteOfficial website
Bonassola

Bonassola (Ligurian: Bonasseua [bunaˈsøːa])[3] is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Genoa and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of La Spezia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 945 and an area of 9.3 square kilometres (3.6 sq mi).[4]

The municipality of Bonassola contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Montaretto, Costella, Serra, Scernio, and San Giorgio.

Bonassola borders the following municipalities: Framura, 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; the second mission's soldiers were executed and buried in a mass grave by the German Army.[5]

Demographic evolution[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Frisoni, Gaetano (1910). Dizionario Genovese-Italiano e Italiano-Genovese (in Italian). Genoa: Nuova Editrice Genovese.
  4. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  5. ^ OSS Operation Ginny met with a tragic end during the Italian Campaign Archived 2009-04-20 at the Wayback Machine, WWII History Magazine, Sept 2005, Don Smart, accessed 2 August 2013

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