Rosignano Marittimo

Rosignano Marittimo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Florence and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Livorno.

Rosignano Marittimo
Comune di Rosignano Marittimo
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Coat of arms of Rosignano Marittimo
Coat of arms
Location of Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo is located in Italy
Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo
Location of Rosignano Marittimo in Italy
Rosignano Marittimo is located in Tuscany
Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°24′N 10°28′E / 43.400°N 10.467°E / 43.400; 10.467
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno (LI)
FrazioniCastelnuovo della Misericordia, Castiglioncello, Gabbro, Nibbiaia, Rosignano Solvay, Vada
Government
 • MayorDaniele Donati
Area
 • Total120.3 km2 (46.4 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
 (January 2017)[3]
 • Total31,197
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Marci
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
57016
Dialing code0586
Patron saintNicholas of Tolentino
Saint daySeptember 10
WebsiteOfficial website

Rosignano Marittimo borders the following municipalities: Castellina Marittima, Cecina, Collesalvetti, Livorno, Orciano Pisano, Santa Luce.

World War IIEdit

During World War II a major United States Army Air Force base was located near Rosignano, controlled by the Twelfth Air Force. After the war the airfield was closed and the land returned to agricultural use. Today there is little or no evidence of its existence.

FrazioniEdit

The comune is formed by the municipal seat of Rosignano Marittimo and the frazioni – towns and villages – of Castelnuovo della Misericordia, Castiglioncello, Gabbro, Nibbiaia, Rosignano Solvay and Vada. The resort town of La Mazzanta is also included in the municipality.

International relationsEdit

Rosignano Marittimo is twinned with:

See alsoEdit

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. ^ Istat

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