Londa, Tuscany

Londa is a municipality in the Metropolitan City of Florence in the central Italian region Tuscany.

Londa
Comune di Londa
Panorama of Londa
Panorama of Londa
Coat of arms of Londa
Location of Londa
Londa is located in Italy
Londa
Londa
Location of Londa in Italy
Londa is located in Tuscany
Londa
Londa
Londa (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°51′46″N 11°34′12″E / 43.86278°N 11.57000°E / 43.86278; 11.57000
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Metropolitan cityFlorence (FI)
FrazioniCaiano, Fornace, Rincine, Rata, Vierle, Petroio, Bucigna, Sambucheta, San Leolino.
Government
 • MayorAleandro Murras
Area
 • Total59.4 km2 (22.9 sq mi)
Elevation
226 m (741 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2007)[2]
 • Total1,840
 • Density31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Londesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
50060
Dialing code055
Patron saintImmaculate Conception
Saint day8 December
WebsiteOfficial website

GeographyEdit

The neighbouring communes are Dicomano, Pratovecchio, Rufina, San Godenzo and Stia.

The toponym is first recorded in a document of 1028 as Unda, meaning "wave" and alluding to the torrent on which it is situated. The wave appears in the communal coat of arms.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.