Scansano is a town and comune, of medieval origin, in the province of Grosseto, Tuscany, central Italy. The area which Scansano lies within is called Maremma.

Scansano
Comune di Scansano
The main gate of Scansano
The main gate of Scansano
Coat of arms of Scansano
Location of Scansano
Scansano is located in Italy
Scansano
Scansano
Location of Scansano in Italy
Scansano is located in Tuscany
Scansano
Scansano
Scansano (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 42°41′23″N 11°20′5″E / 42.68972°N 11.33472°E / 42.68972; 11.33472
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
FrazioniBaccinello, Montorgiali, Murci, Pancole, Poggioferro, Polveraia, Pomonte, Preselle
Government
 • MayorMaria Bice Ginesi (centre-left)
Area
 • Total273.53 km2 (105.61 sq mi)
Elevation
500 m (1,600 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2016)[3]
 • Total4,365
 • Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Scansanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58054
Dialing code0564
ISTAT code053023
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint day29 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Scansano area is home to the production of Morellino di Scansano, a type of wine.

FrazioniEdit

The municipality is formed by the municipal seat of Scansano and the villages (frazioni) of Baccinello, Montorgiali, Murci, Pancole, Poggioferro, Polveraia, Pomonte and Preselle.

GovernmentEdit

List of mayorsEdit

Mayor Term start Term end Party
Giovanni Battista Biserni 1996 2006 Independent (centre-left)
Marzio Flavio Morini 2006 2011 Independent (centre-left)
Sabrina Cavezzini 2011 2016 Independent (centre-left)
Francesco Marchi 2016 Incumbent Independent (centre-left)

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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics from the Italian statistical institute (Istat).