Scarlino

Italian comune

Scarlino is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Grosseto in the Italian region Tuscany. It is about 100 km (62 mi) southwest of Florence and about 25 km (16 mi) northwest of Grosseto.

Scarlino
Comune di Scarlino
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Location of Scarlino
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
FrazioniScarlino Scalo, Il Puntone
Government
 • MayorMaurizio Bizzarri
Area
 • Total88.29 km2 (34.09 sq mi)
Elevation
229 m (751 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,884
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Scarlinesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58020
Dialing code0566
Patron saintSt. Martin
Saint dayNovember 11
Websitewww.comune.scarlino.gr.it

Scarlino borders the following municipalities: Castiglione della Pescaia, Follonica, Gavorrano, Massa Marittima.

HistoryEdit

Scarlino in the first time was under the control of the Aldobrandeschi family, later under the bishops of Roselle and then the Alberti family. In the 13th century it was bought again by the Aldobrandeschi, but later it passed to Pisa and then the Appiani of Piombino.

Until early 19th century, Scarlino was still a part of Principality of Piombino few time later when it became part of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.

Important monuments and places in ScarlinoEdit

  • Walls, built from the 11th century and fixed in the 13th century.
  • Rocca Aldobrandesca ("Aldobrandeschi Castle"),
  • Church and convent of San Donato.
  • Oratory of Santa Croce.
  • Church of San Martino (14th century).
  • Convent of Monte Muro.

InhabitansEdit

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. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

Other websitesEdit