Marciana Marina

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Marciana Marina
Comune
Comune di Marciana Marina
Marciana Marina daytime.jpg
Marciana Marina is located in Italy
Marciana Marina
Marciana Marina
Location of Marciana Marina in Italy
Coordinates: 42°48′N 10°12′E / 42.800°N 10.200°E / 42.800; 10.200Coordinates: 42°48′N 10°12′E / 42.800°N 10.200°E / 42.800; 10.200
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Livorno (LI)
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Ciumei
Area
 • Total 5 km2 (2 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (31 December 2006)[1]
 • Total 1,929
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym Marinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 57033
Dialing code 0565
Patron saint St. Claire
Saint day August 12
Website Official website

Marciana Marina is a town and comune in the province of Livorno (administrative region of Tuscany, Italy), one of the most important towns of Elba Island. It is situated at sea level, with nearly 2.000 inhabitants.

There is a small marina (Circolo della Vela Marciana Marina), two small beaches and an old Torre Medicea, built to protect the city in the past from the frequent pirate invasion.

The promenade going from the old part of the city (called Il Cotone) to the Torre Medicea has preserved the original architectonical and urbanistic features of the 18th century.

References[edit]

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