Comune di Massarosa

Panorama of Stiava

Location of Massarosa in Italy

Coordinates: 43°52′N 10°20′E / 43.867°N 10.333°E / 43.867; 10.333Coordinates: 43°52′N 10°20′E / 43.867°N 10.333°E / 43.867; 10.333
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Lucca (LU)
Frazioni Bargecchia, Bozzano, Compignano, Corsanico, Gualdo, Massaciuccoli, Montigiano, Mommio (Castello), Piano di Conca, Piano di Mommio, Piano del Quercione, Pieve a Elici, Quiesa, Stiava, Valpromano
  Total 68 km2 (26 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)
  Total 21,620
  Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Massarosesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 55040, 55054
Dialing code 0584
Patron saint Saint James the Greater
Saint day 25 July
Website Official website

Massarosa is a city and comune in the province of Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.


The population of Stiava was 3,191 as of 31 December 2004, including 1,564 males and 1,627 females. In the centre of the village is a local supermarket, a bakery and a few other shops. There is also a small church dedicated to the Virgin Assumed Into Heaven, alongside a campanile. The village is around 10 metres (33 ft) above sea level. The name is derived from Tuguria Sclava, the name of the ancient village from the time of Charlemagne that was built on the same hill as a part of the present Stiava. The village hosts two annual events:

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