Leni

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Leni
Comune
Comune di Leni
Leni-View.jpg
Leni is located in Italy
Leni
Leni
Location of Leni in Italy
Coordinates: 38°33′N 14°50′E / 38.550°N 14.833°E / 38.550; 14.833Coordinates: 38°33′N 14°50′E / 38.550°N 14.833°E / 38.550; 14.833
Country Italy
Region Sicily
Metropolitan city Messina (ME)
Frazioni Rinella, Valdichiesa
Government
 • Mayor Riccardo Gullo
Area
 • Total 8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
Elevation 202 m (663 ft)
Population (31 December 2015)[1]
 • Total 696
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lenesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 98050
Dialing code 090
Website Official website

Leni is a comune (municipality) and one of the main towns on Salina, one of the Aeolian Islands, in the Metropolitan City of Messina, Sicily, southern Italy. It is located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) northeast of Palermo and about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northwest of Messina.

Leni lies on the slope of the hill on the south of the island, 200 metres (660 ft) above the sea, between the volcanoes of Monte Fossa and Monte dei Porri.

Leni borders the following municipalities: Malfa, Santa Marina Salina.

Rinella, port of Leni.

References[edit]

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

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