Abbadia San Salvatore

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Abbadia San Salvatore
Comune
Comune di Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbazia di s.salvatore.jpg
Coat of arms of Abbadia San Salvatore
Coat of arms
Abbadia San Salvatore is located in Italy
Abbadia San Salvatore
Abbadia San Salvatore
Location of Abbadia San Salvatore in Italy
Coordinates: 42°53′N 11°41′E / 42.883°N 11.683°E / 42.883; 11.683Coordinates: 42°53′N 11°41′E / 42.883°N 11.683°E / 42.883; 11.683
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Siena (SI)
Government
 • Mayor Lorenzo Avanzati
Area
 • Total 58.9 km2 (22.7 sq mi)
Elevation 822 m (2,697 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 6,807
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym Abbadenghi, Badenghi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 53021
Dialing code 0577
Patron saint St. Mark
Saint day September 19
Website Official website

Abbadia San Salvatore is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Florence and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Siena, in the area of Monte Amiata.

The town is named after the Abbey of the same name. The area was once important for the extraction of cinnabar. Attractions in the town include the medieval borough, the Palazzo della Potesta (15th century) and the church of Santa Croce.

Abbadia San Salvatore borders the following municipalities: Castel del Piano, Castiglione d'Orcia, Piancastagnaio, Radicofani, San Casciano dei Bagni, Santa Fiora, Seggiano.

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References[edit]

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

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