Sissa

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Sissa
Comune
Comune di Sissa
Coat of arms of Sissa
Coat of arms
Sissa is located in Italy
Sissa
Sissa
Location of Sissa in Italy
Coordinates: 44°58′N 10°16′E / 44.967°N 10.267°E / 44.967; 10.267
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Parma (PR)
Frazioni Borghetta, Borgonovo, Casalfoschino, Coltaro, Gramignazzo, Palasone, San Nazzaro, Torricella
Government
 • Mayor Grazia Cavanna
Area
 • Total 42.9 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
Population (30 June 2009)[1]
 • Total 4,286
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sissesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 43018
Dialing code 0521
Patron saint St. James
Saint day 7 April
See also Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati.

Sissa is a frazione of Sissa Trecasali and former comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northwest of Parma.

Sissa borders the following municipalities: Colorno, Gussola, Martignana di Po, Roccabianca, San Secondo Parmense, Torricella del Pizzo, Torrile, Trecasali. The town is home to a Pork carnival in November, known as the Sapori del Maiale.

Main sights[edit]

  • Rocca dei Terzi

References[edit]

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