Scansano

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Scansano
Comune
Comune di Scansano
The main gate of Scansano
The main gate of Scansano
Coat of arms of Scansano
Coat of arms
Scansano is located in Italy
Scansano
Scansano
Location of Scansano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°41′23″N 11°20′5″E / 42.68972°N 11.33472°E / 42.68972; 11.33472
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Grosseto (GR)
Frazioni Baccinello, Montorgiali, Murci, Pancole, Poggioferro, Polveraia, Pomonte, Preselle
Government
 • Mayor Sabrina Cavezzini
Area
 • Total 273.57 km2 (105.63 sq mi)
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (31 May 2009)[1]
 • Total 4,597
 • Density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Demonym Scansanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 58054
Dialing code 0564
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day 29 August
Website Official website

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

Scansano is notable for Morellino di Scansano, a type of wine.

References[edit]

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