Suvereto

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Suvereto
Comune
Comune di Suvereto
South gate of Suvereto
South gate of Suvereto
Suvereto is located in Italy
Suvereto
Suvereto
Location of Suvereto in Italy
Coordinates: 43°5′N 10°41′E / 43.083°N 10.683°E / 43.083; 10.683
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Livorno (LI)
Government
 • Mayor Giuliano Parodi
Area
 • Total 92.9 km2 (35.9 sq mi)
Elevation 90 m (300 ft)
Population (February 2015)http://demo.istat.it/index.html
 • Total 3,118
 • Density 34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Suveratani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 57028
Dialing code 0565
Patron saint Santa Croce
Saint day May 3
Website Official website

Suvereto is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 90 kilometres (56 miles) southwest of Florence and about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Livorno.

Main sights[edit]

  • Rocca Aldobrandesca, ruins of a castle built in the mid-12th century near 9th century fortifications.
  • Pieve of San Giusto, a pleban church in Romanesque style
  • Countryside church of Santissima Annunziata
  • Church of the Crucifix
  • Natural Park of Montioni

Technological sites[edit]

  • Static inverter plant of HVDC SACOI, the HVDC-power cable connecting the power grids of Corse and Sardinia with the grid of the Italian mainland.
  • Research centre for switchyards of ENEL, including an experimental 3-kilometre (1.9 mi) long powerline to Valdicciola, which is partly built as underground cable