Roccatederighi

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Roccatederighi
View of Roccatederighi
View of Roccatederighi
Roccatederighi is located in Italy
Roccatederighi
Roccatederighi
Location of Roccatederighi in Italy
Coordinates: 43°1′40″N 11°4′53″E / 43.02778°N 11.08139°E / 43.02778; 11.08139Coordinates: 43°1′40″N 11°4′53″E / 43.02778°N 11.08139°E / 43.02778; 11.08139
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneRoccastrada
Elevation
537 m (1,762 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total773
Demonym(s)Rocchigiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58036
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Roccatederighi is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Roccastrada, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 846.[1]

Roccatederighi is a hilly medieval village situated about 35 km from Grosseto and 11 km from Roccastrada.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Martino (10th century), main parish church of the village
  • Church of San Sebastiano (16th century), with a neo-classical facade of 1860.
  • Walls of Roccatederighi, old fortifications which surround the village since 11th century
  • Castle with clock tower, a 13th-century fortress

References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997.
  • Giuseppe Guerrini, Torri e castelli della Provincia di Grosseto, Nuova Immagine Editrice, Siena, 1999.

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