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Anzi
Comune di Anzi
Panoramica su anzi.jpg
Location of Anzi
Anzi is located in Italy
Anzi
Anzi
Location of Anzi in Italy
Anzi is located in Basilicata
Anzi
Anzi
Anzi (Basilicata)
Coordinates: 40°31′4″N 15°55′10″E / 40.51778°N 15.91944°E / 40.51778; 15.91944
CountryItaly
RegionBasilicata
ProvincePotenza (PZ)
Government
 • MayorMaria Filomena Graziadei
Area
 • Total77.1 km2 (29.8 sq mi)
Elevation
1,069 m (3,507 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total1,626
Demonym(s)Anzesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
85010
Dialing code0971
Patron saintSaint Donatus
Saint dayAugust 7
WebsiteOfficial website

Anzi is a town and comune in the province of Potenza, in the Southern Italian region of Basilicata.

Main sights

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Anzi boasts the fourth largest static nativity scene in Europe. Since 2008, an astronomical observatory and planetarium has been in service on the summit of Mount Siri, managed by the Teerum Valgemon Aesai voluntary association, based in Anzi. By contacting the association, it is possible to visit the nativity scene and join in the exhibitions at the planetarium, as well as to participate in evenings of celestial observation.[3]

People

Geography

Anzi rises to 1,029 metres (3,376 ft) above sea level, in the central-northern part of the province. It is the fourth highest comune in the region by altitude, after Pietrapertosa, Marsicovetere and Viggiano.

It is bounded by the comuni of Abriola (17 km), Brindisi Montagna (19 km), Calvello (15 km), Castelmezzano (21 km), Laurenzana (11 km), Pignola (23 km), Potenza (25 km), Trivigno (16 km). It lies exactly 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Potenza and 91 kilometres (57 mi) from the other province of Basilicata, Matera.

Twin towns

References

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ Turismo - Area Metropolitana Archived August 10, 2009, at the Wayback Machine

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