Licciana Nardi

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Licciana Nardi
Comune
Comune di Licciana Nardi
The castle of Licciana.
The castle of Licciana.
Licciana Nardi is located in Italy
Licciana Nardi
Licciana Nardi
Location of Licciana Nardi in Italy
Coordinates: 44°16′N 10°2′E / 44.267°N 10.033°E / 44.267; 10.033Coordinates: 44°16′N 10°2′E / 44.267°N 10.033°E / 44.267; 10.033
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Massa and Carrara (MS)
Frazioni Monti, Amola, Apella, Bastia, Cisigliana, Costamala, Panicale, Paretola, Pontebosio, Tavernelle, Taponecco, Terrarossa, Varano, Villa.
Government
 • Mayor Enzo Manenti
Area
 • Total 55 km2 (21 sq mi)
Elevation 210 m (690 ft)
Population (31 August 2015)[1]
 • Total 4,944
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Liccianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 54016
Dialing code 0187
Patron saint Saint James the Greater
Saint day 25 July
Website Official website

Licciana Nardi is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Massa and Carrara in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) northwest of Florence and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Massa.

Geography[edit]

The town lies in the Lunigiana region on the border between Tuscany and Liguria, with the Apuane Alps as a backdrop. It is only a few kilometres from Massa and La Spezia and near famous tourist spots as Lerici, Portovenere and the Cinque Terre.

Licciana Nardi borders the following municipalities: Aulla, Bagnone, Comano, Fivizzano, Monchio delle Corti, Podenzana, Tresana, Villafranca in Lunigiana.

History[edit]

In 1933, Licciana was surnamed Nardi in honour of Italian patriot Anacarsi Nardi (1800–1844).

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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