Comune di Maissana

Church of St. Bartholomew.

Coat of arms

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 / Metropolitan city 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 (31 December 2008[1])
  Total 694
  Density 15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maissanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 19010
Dialing code 0187
Website Official website

Maissana 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.
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