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Comune di Maissana
Church of St. Bartholomew.
Church of St. Bartholomew.
Coat of arms of Maissana
Coat of arms
Maissana is located in Italy
Location of Maissana in Italy
Coordinates: 44°20′N 9°32′E / 44.333°N 9.533°E / 44.333; 9.533
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province La Spezia (SP)
Frazioni Campore, Cembrano, Chiama, Colli, Disconesi, Ossegna, Salterana, Santa Maria, Tavarone, Torza
 • Mayor Egidio Banti
 • Total 45.5 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation 575 m (1,886 ft)
Population (30 September 2017[1])
 • Total 617
 • Density 14/km2 (35/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maissanesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 19010
Dialing code 0187
Website Official website

Maissana (Ligurian: Maissann-a[2]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of La Spezia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Genoa and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of La Spezia.

This is also the coldest village in the province, with average winter temperatures ranging from a minimum of −5 °C (23 °F) to a maximum of 4 °C (39 °F). Snowfalls are frequent and heavy. In February 2009, in just one night 65 centimetres (26 in) of fresh snow has fallen.

Maissana borders the following municipalities: Carro, Casarza Ligure, Castiglione Chiavarese, Ne, Varese Ligure.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Frisoni, Gaetano (1910). Dizionario Genovese-Italiano e Italiano-Genovese (in Italian). Genoa: Nuova Editrice Genovese.

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