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For the Roman gens, see Albinia (gens).
The Salt Fortress in Albinia
The Salt Fortress in Albinia
Albinia is located in Italy
Location of Albinia in Italy
Coordinates: 42°30′08″N 11°12′29″E / 42.50222°N 11.20806°E / 42.50222; 11.20806Coordinates: 42°30′08″N 11°12′29″E / 42.50222°N 11.20806°E / 42.50222; 11.20806
Country  Italy
Region  Tuscany
Province Grosseto (GR)
Comune Orbetello
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,926
Demonym(s) Albiniesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 58010
Dialing code (+39) 0564

Albinia is a town in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Orbetello, province of Grosseto, in the Tuscan Maremma. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 2,567[1] and it is the most populous hamlet in Orbetello municipality.

Albinia is easily reached from Via Aurelia - it's about 33 km from Grosseto and 10 km from Orbetello - and from the Pisa-Grosseto-Rome railway thanks to its own station.

Main sights[edit]

  • Santa Maria delle Grazie, main parish church in the village, it was designed by engineer Ernesto Ganelli and consecrated in 1957.
  • Torre delle Saline (Salt Fortress), built by the Republic of Siena in 14th century and fortified by the Spanish in 1630.


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