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Polveraia is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Scansano, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 89.[1]

Polveraia
Polveraia is located in Italy
Polveraia
Polveraia
Location of Polveraia in Italy
Coordinates: 42°46′15″N 11°19′8″E / 42.77083°N 11.31889°E / 42.77083; 11.31889Coordinates: 42°46′15″N 11°19′8″E / 42.77083°N 11.31889°E / 42.77083; 11.31889
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneScansano
Elevation
272 m (892 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total107
Demonym(s)Polveraioli
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58054
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Polveraia is about 23 km from Grosseto and 13 km from Scansano, and it is situated on the hills between Pancole and Baccinello, in the Trasubbie valley.

Main sightsEdit

  • San Matteo, main parish church of the village, it was built in 1618.
  • Madonna delle Grazie, a little church situated in the main street of the village.
  • Ancient oil mill of Polveraia (18th century).

ReferencesEdit

BibliographyEdit

  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997.

See alsoEdit