Suvereto

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Suvereto
Comune di Suvereto
South gate of Suvereto
South gate of Suvereto
Location of Suvereto
Suvereto is located in Italy
Suvereto
Suvereto
Location of Suvereto in Italy
Suvereto is located in Tuscany
Suvereto
Suvereto
Suvereto (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°5′N 10°41′E / 43.083°N 10.683°E / 43.083; 10.683
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno (LI)
FrazioniBelvedere, Montioni, Prata, San Lorenzo
Government
 • MayorGiuliano Parodi
Area
 • Total92.47 km2 (35.70 sq mi)
Elevation
90 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,101
 • Density34/km2 (87/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Suveratani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
57028
Dialing code0565
Patron saintSanta Croce
Saint dayMay 3
WebsiteOfficial 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

Frazioni [edit]

The municipality is formed by the municipal seat of Suvereto and the villages (frazioni) of Belvedere, Montioni, Prata and San Lorenzo. The small hamlets of Forni, Poggio al Turco, San Lorenzo Due, Tabarò and Valdamone are also included in the municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ Istat