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Abbadia San Salvatore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Florence and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Siena, in the area of Monte Amiata.

Abbadia San Salvatore
Comune di Abbadia San Salvatore
Skyline of Abbadia San Salvatore
Coat of arms of Abbadia San Salvatore
Coat of arms
Location of Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbadia San Salvatore is located in Italy
Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbadia San Salvatore
Location of Abbadia San Salvatore in Italy
Abbadia San Salvatore is located in Tuscany
Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbadia San Salvatore (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 42°53′N 11°41′E / 42.883°N 11.683°E / 42.883; 11.683Coordinates: 42°53′N 11°41′E / 42.883°N 11.683°E / 42.883; 11.683
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceSiena (SI)
Government
 • MayorFabrizio Tondi
Area
 • Total58.99 km2 (22.78 sq mi)
Elevation
822 m (2,697 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total6,325
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
DemonymsAbbadenghi, Badenghi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
53021
Dialing code0577
Patron saintSt. Mark
Saint daySeptember 19
WebsiteOfficial website

The town is named after the Abbey of the same name. The area was once important for the extraction of cinnabar. Attractions in the town include the medieval borough, the Palazzo della Potesta (15th century) and the church of Santa Croce.

Abbadia San Salvatore borders the following municipalities: Castel del Piano, Castiglione d'Orcia, Piancastagnaio, Radicofani, San Casciano dei Bagni, Santa Fiora, Seggiano.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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