Rosignano Marittimo

Rosignano Marittimo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Livorno in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southwest of Florence and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) southeast of Livorno.

Rosignano Marittimo
Comune di Rosignano Marittimo

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Location of Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo
Location of Rosignano Marittimo in Italy
Rosignano Marittimo
Rosignano Marittimo (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°24′N 10°28′E
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLivorno (LI)
FrazioniCastelnuovo della Misericordia, Castiglioncello, Gabbro, Nibbiaia, Rosignano Solvay, Vada
Government
  MayorAlessandro Franchi
Area
  Total120.3 km2 (46.4 sq mi)
Elevation
147 m (482 ft)
Population
 (January 2017)[2]
  Total31,197
  Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rosignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
57016
Dialing code0586
Patron saintNicholas of Tolentino
Saint daySeptember 10
WebsiteOfficial website

Rosignano Marittimo borders the following municipalities: Castellina Marittima, Cecina, Collesalvetti, Livorno, Orciano Pisano, Santa Luce.

World War II

During World War II a major United States Army Air Force base was located near Rosignano, controlled by the Twelfth Air Force. After the war the airfield was closed and the land returned to agricultural use. Today there is little or no evidence of its existence.

Frazioni

The comune is formed by the municipal seat of Rosignano Marittimo and the frazioni – towns and villages – of Castelnuovo della Misericordia, Castiglioncello, Gabbro, Nibbiaia, Rosignano Solvay and Vada. The resort town of La Mazzanta is also included in the municipality.

International relations

Rosignano Marittimo is twinned with:

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