Penna San Giovanni

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Penna San Giovanni
Comune di Penna San Giovanni
Coat of arms of Penna San Giovanni
Coat of arms
Location of Penna San Giovanni
Penna San Giovanni is located in Italy
Penna San Giovanni
Penna San Giovanni
Location of Penna San Giovanni in Italy
Penna San Giovanni is located in Marche
Penna San Giovanni
Penna San Giovanni
Penna San Giovanni (Marche)
Coordinates: 43°3′N 13°26′E / 43.050°N 13.433°E / 43.050; 13.433
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvinceMacerata (MC)
Government
 • MayorEmanuele Crisostomi
Area
 • Total28 km2 (11 sq mi)
Elevation
630 m (2,070 ft)
Population
(31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total1,176
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pennesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
62020
Dialing code0733
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint day29 August - 24 June
WebsiteOfficial website

Penna San Giovanni is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Macerata in the Italian region Marche, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) south of Ancona and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Macerata.

Penna San Giovanni borders the following municipalities: Amandola, Falerone, Gualdo, Monte San Martino, Sant'Angelo in Pontano, Servigliano.

Penna is an ancient hill top town. There are half a dozen churches and a small early 18th-century theatre, Teatro Flora. At the very top of the town are the remains of the ancient fort with a panoramic view up to the mountains and looking out at the surrounding hilltop towns. In the summer the municipality organizes events on numerous evenings, including the Festa della Polenta and Otto Giorni Di Un Linguaggio Volgare.

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  1. ^ Data from Istat