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Fonteblanda is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Orbetello, province of Grosseto, in the Tuscan Maremma. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 904.[1]

Fonteblanda
A beach in Fonteblanda
A beach in Fonteblanda
Fonteblanda is located in Italy
Fonteblanda
Fonteblanda
Location of Fonteblanda in Italy
Coordinates: 42°34′N 11°10′E / 42.567°N 11.167°E / 42.567; 11.167Coordinates: 42°34′N 11°10′E / 42.567°N 11.167°E / 42.567; 11.167
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneOrbetello
Elevation
13 m (43 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total1,088
Demonym(s)Fonteblandini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58015
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Fonteblanda is easily reached from Via Aurelia, and is about 25 km from Grosseto and 10 km from Orbetello.

Main sightsEdit

  • Santa Maria Goretti, main parish church in the village, it was designed by engineer Ernesto Ganelli in 1950 and consecrated in 1980.
  • Santa Maria dell'Osa, notable contemporary architecture designed by architect Ico Parisi in 1963.
  • Poggio Talamonaccio: an Etruscan archaeological site.

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