Torrita di Siena

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Torrita di Siena
Comune
Comune di Torrita di Siena
Panorama of Torrita di Siena
Panorama of Torrita di Siena
Coat of arms of Torrita di Siena
Coat of arms
Torrita di Siena is located in Italy
Torrita di Siena
Torrita di Siena
Location of Torrita di Siena in Italy
Coordinates: 43°10′N 11°46′E / 43.167°N 11.767°E / 43.167; 11.767
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province siena (SI)
Frazioni Montefollonico
Government
 • Mayor Giordano Santoni
Area
 • Total 58.4 km2 (22.5 sq mi)
Elevation 325 m (1,066 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 7,522
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym Torritesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 53049
Dialing code 0577
Website Official website

Torrita di Siena is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Florence and about 40 km (25 mi) southeast of Siena.

Torrita di Siena borders the following municipalities: Cortona, Montepulciano, Pienza, Sinalunga, Trequanda.

The most important event in Torrita di Siena is the "Palio dei Somari", a race among donkeys, the Sundays after 19 March (Torrita's patron saint).

References[edit]

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

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