Londa, Tuscany

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Londa
Comune
Comune di Londa
Panorama of Londa
Panorama of Londa
Coat of arms of Londa
Coat of arms
Londa is located in Italy
Londa
Londa
Location of Londa in Italy
Coordinates: 43°51′46″N 11°34′12″E / 43.86278°N 11.57000°E / 43.86278; 11.57000
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Florence (FI)
Frazioni Caiano, Fornace, Rincine, Rata, Vierle, Petroio, Bucigna, Sambucheta, San Leolino.
Government
 • Mayor Aleandro Murras
Area
 • Total 59.4 km2 (22.9 sq mi)
Elevation 226 m (741 ft)
Population (31 August 2007)
 • Total 1,840
 • Density 31/km2 (80/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Londesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 50060
Dialing code 055
Patron saint Immaculate Conception
Saint day 8 December
Website Official website

Londa is a municipality in the Province of Florence in the central Italian region Tuscany.

Geography[edit]

The neighbouring communes are Dicomano, Pratovecchio, Rufina, San Godenzo and Stia.

The toponym is first recorded in a document of 1028 as Unda, meaning "wave" and alluding to the torrent on which it is situated. The wave appears in the communal coat of arms.