Seravezza

Seravezza is a town and comune belonging to the Province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany, Italy. It is located in Versilia, close to the Apuan Alps.

Seravezza
Comune di Seravezza
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Coat of arms of Seravezza
Coat of arms
Location of Seravezza
Seravezza is located in Italy
Seravezza
Seravezza
Location of Seravezza in Italy
Seravezza is located in Tuscany
Seravezza
Seravezza
Seravezza (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 44°00′N 10°14′E / 44.000°N 10.233°E / 44.000; 10.233
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLucca (LU)
FrazioniAzzano, Basati, Cerreta San Nicola, Cerreta Sant'Antonio, Corvaia, Fabiano, Giustagnana, Malbacco, Marzocchino, Minazzana, Pozzi, Querceta, Riomagno, Ripa, Ruosina
Government
 • MayorRiccardo Tarabella
Area
 • Total39.55 km2 (15.27 sq mi)
Elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 (31 March 2017)[2]
 • Total13,007
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Seravezzini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
55046, 55047
Dialing code0584
Patron saintsee list
Saint daysee list
WebsiteOfficial website

Bounding communesEdit

Patron saintsEdit

Seravezza's patron saint is St. Lawrence. His feast occurs annually on 10 August.

According to historian Lorenzo Marcuccetti[3] the battle remembered by historian Titus Livius of 186 BC was fought between apuan Ligures and Romans in Ponte Stazzemese. The battle was fought on a hill named Colle Marcio (Marcio Hill) from the name of the defeated consul: Quintus Marcius.

The frazione of Querceta has St. Joseph, celebrated on 19 March. The patron saint of the frazione of Pozzi is St. Roch.

Twin townsEdit

Seravezza is twinned with:

Notable peopleEdit

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. ^ Marcuccetti, Lorenzo (2002). Saltus Marcius Petrartedizioni. Lucca.

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