Province of Livorno

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Province of Livorno
Province
Map highlighting the location of the province of Livorno in Italy
Map highlighting the location of the province of Livorno in Italy
Country  Italy
Region Tuscany
Capital(s) Livorno
Comuni 20
Government
 • President Alessandro Franchi
Area
 • Total 1,218 km2 (470 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 343,003
 • Density 280/km2 (730/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 57014, 57016, 57020-57023, 57025, 57027-57028, 57030-57034, 57036-57039
Telephone prefix 0565, 0586
Vehicle registration LI
ISTAT 049

The province of Livorno (Italian: provincia di Livorno) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy. It includes several islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, including Elba and Capraia. Its capital is the city of Livorno. The province was formed in 1925 with land from the provinces of Pisa and Genoa.[1] It has an area of 1,211 square kilometres (468 sq mi) and a total population of 343,003 (2012). There are 20 comuni (singular: comune) in the province.[1][2] The coastline of the area is known as "Costa degli Etruschi" (Etruscan Coast).[3]

The province of Livorno is coastal and contains a number of coastal towns. Livorno is a highly important port for tourism and trading, and a number of watchtowers are located nearby the city. At Calafuria, the sea contains sponges, shellfish, fish, and protected red coral (Corallium rubrum). The coastlines of Quercianella and Castiglioncello are rocky.[4] The waters around the province of Livorno sometimes contain dolphins.[5] The town Marina di Bibbona was initially founded as a fort due to its strategic coastal position. Town San Vincenzo contains a fourteenth-century tower for strategic reasons. The sand of Golfo di Baratti is silver and black due to its high iron concentration, and the area contains an archaeological park.[4]

Subdivisions[edit]

Comuni[edit]

The province is subdivided into 20 comuni (singular: comune).[2] This is the complete list of comuni in the province of Livorno:

At 30 April 2014, the main comuni by population are:[2]

Comune Population
Livorno 160,651
Piombino 34,466
Rosignano Marittimo 31,732
Cecina 28,109
Collesalvetti 16,847
Campiglia Marittima 13,299
Portoferraio 11,993
Castagneto Carducci 8,900
San Vincenzo 6,960

Frazioni[edit]

This is the complete list of the frazioni (singular: frazione) – towns and villages – in the province of Livorno:[2]

  • Bagnaia
  • Banditelle
  • Baratti
  • Belvedere
  • Biodola
  • Bolgheri
  • Cafaggio
  • Castell'Anselmo
  • Castellaccio
  • Castelnuovo della Misericordia
  • Castiglioncello
  • Cavo
  • Chiessi
  • Colle d'Orano
  • Collemezzano
  • Colmata
  • Colognole
  • Donoratico
  • Fiorentina
  • Gabbro
  • Gorgona
  • Guasticce
  • La California
  • La Mazzanta
  • La Pila
  • La Sdriscia
  • Lacona
  • Limoncino
  • Lumiere
  • Magazzini
  • Marina di Bibbona
  • Marina di Campo
  • Marina di Castagneto Carducci
  • Montecristo
  • Montioni
  • Mortaiolo
  • Nibbiaia
  • Nisportino
  • Nisporto
  • Nugola
  • Parrana San Giusto
  • Parrana San Martino
  • Patresi
  • Pianosa Isola
  • Poggio
  • Poggio all'Agnello
  • Pomonte
  • Populonia
  • Populonia Stazione
  • Prata
  • Procchio
  • Quercianella
  • Riotorto
  • Rosignano Solvay
  • San Carlo
  • San Giovanni
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Piero in Campo
  • San Pietro in Palazzi
  • Sant'Andrea-Zanca
  • Sant'Ilario
  • Scaglieri
  • Seccheto
  • Stagno
  • Vada
  • Valle Benedetta
  • Venturina Terme
  • Vicarello
  • Viticcio

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Livorno". Italy World Club. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Livorno". Upinet. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Livorno Province". Livorno Now. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  4. ^ a b "10 coastal towns in Livorno". Around Tuscany. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Livorno". ABC Tuscany. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 43°33′N 10°19′E / 43.550°N 10.317°E / 43.550; 10.317