|geographical layer|| |
of coordinates: 38° 28 ' 0 " N, 14° 57 ' 0 " O 38° 28 ' 0 " N, 14° 57 ' 0 " O
|height||of m and. NN|
|surface||37 km ²|
|population density||116 Einw. /km ²|
|postal zip code||98055|
|ISTAT - code||083041|
|name of the inhabitants|
|protection patron||San Bartolo|
Lipari belongs with its neighbour islands Stromboli, Salina, Vulcano, Panarea, Filicudi and Alicudi to the Inselgruppe of the Äoli or Lipari islands (Isole Eolie) in the Tyrrheni sea. Lipari is the name of the municipality, the island and the principal place. The island belonged to Italy and lies in the province Messina.
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the municipality covers an area of approximately 37 km ² and has 10,776 inhabitants (conditions to 31. July 2005), on which 5000 in the principal place of the same name Lipari live.
the island Lipari is volcanic origin, however no active volcanism is more present. The emergence took place in several phases, whereby both the eruption centers and the eruptierte material were very different. While the south of the island as well as the neighbouring island Vulcano developed and cathedrals exhibits, is the west and the east by strombolianische eruptions developed, in the center are the Stratovulkanen Monte Chirica (highest collection of the island, 602 m highly) and Monte S. Angelo, and in the northeast gives it up to 300 m thick pumice deposits and two Obsidianströme. The Obsidian was already diminished since the Jungsteinzeit; From this time there are finds generally speaking western Mediterranean area. The enormous white pumice deposits, whatever Monte Chirica covers, are the largest world and at the north coast with Acquacalda are diminished.
the settlement of the island can be proven since approximately 4000 before Christ. At Greek time the place Meliguni or Lipara entwicklete itself as it was also called. The Normannen made from Lipari in 7. Century a bishop seat. In the Middle Ages Lipari was a fortress. The place was at that time in the proximity of the cathedral.
objects of interest
- Archaeological regional museum. it lies in large parts in the castle. To see are pieces of find from the Vorzeit and early period of Lipari, inscriptions of Nekropolen. Further departments are concerned with the classical archaeology and the sea archaeology. Additionally there is a volcanic department.
- The archaeological zone outside of the city
- nature, those by volcanism coined/shaped is
Acquedolci | Alkene era left Fusi | Alì | Alì of terms | Antillo | Barcellona Pozzo di Gotto | Basicò | Brolo | Capizzi | Capo d'Orlando | Capri Leone | Caronia | Casalvecchio Siculo | Castel di Lucio | Castell'Umberto | Castelmola | Castroreale | Cesarò | Condrò | Falcone | Ficarra | Fiumedinisi | Floresta | Fondachelli Fantina | Forza d'Agrò | Francavilla di Sicilia | Frazzanò | Furci Siculo | Furnari | Gaggi | Galati Mamertino | Gallodoro | Giardini Naxos | Gioiosa Marea | Graniti | Gualtieri Sicaminò | Itala | Leni | Letojanni | Librizzi | Limina | Lipari | Longi | Malfa | Malvagna | Mandanici | Mazzarrà Sant'Andrea | Merì | Messina | Milazzo | Militello Rosmarino | Mirto | Mistretta | Mojo Alcantara | Monforte San Giorgio | Mongiuffi Melia | Monday areas | Montalbano Elicona | Motta Camastra | Motta d'Affermo | Naso | Nice di Sicilia | November era di Sicilia | Oliveri | Pace del Mela | Pagliara | Patti | Pettineo | Piraino | Raccuja | Reitano | Roccafiorita | Roccalumera | Roccavaldina | Roccella Valdemone | Rodì Milici | Rometta | San Filippo del Mela | San Fratello | San Marco d'Alunzio | San jetty Niceto | San Piero Patti | San Salvatore di Fitalia | Santa Domenica Vittoria | Sant'Agata di Militello | Sant'Alessio Siculo | Santa Lucia del Mela | Santa Marina Salina | Sant'Angelo di Brolo | Santa Teresa di Riva | San Teodoro | Santo Stefano di Camastra | Saponara | Savoca | Scaletta Zanclea | Sinagra | Spadafora | Taormina | Terms Vigliatore | Torregrotta | Torrenova | Tortorici | Tripi | Tusa | Ucria | Valdina | Venetico | Villafranca Tirrena