Ribolla

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For the Italian wine grape, see Ribolla Gialla.
Ribolla
Frazione
The church of Santi Barbara and Paolo
The church of Santi Barbara and Paolo
Ribolla is located in Italy
Ribolla
Ribolla
Location of Ribolla in Italy
Coordinates: 42°58′11″N 11°02′20″E / 42.96972°N 11.03889°E / 42.96972; 11.03889Coordinates: 42°58′11″N 11°02′20″E / 42.96972°N 11.03889°E / 42.96972; 11.03889
Country  Italy
Region  Tuscany
Province Grosseto (GR)
Comune Roccastrada
Elevation 57 m (187 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 2,438
Demonym(s) Ribollini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 58027
Dialing code (+39) 0564

Ribolla is a village in southern Tuscany, a frazione of the comune of Roccastrada, in the province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 2,115.[1]

In 1954, a mine exploded killing forty-three workers. The incident was reported by Luciano Bianciardi and Carlo Cassola in the essay I minatori della Maremma (The miners of Maremma), and has been a source of inspiration for Bianciardi's novel La vita agra and for the film of the same name directed by Carlo Lizzani.

Main sights[edit]

  • Santi Barbara e Paolo, main parish church in Ribolla, it was designed by engineer Ernesto Ganelli and consecrated in 1941.
  • Monumento al minatore ("Monument to the miner") by Vittorio Basaglia.

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