Buriano, Castiglione della Pescaia

Buriano
Frazione
View of Buriano
View of Buriano
Buriano is located in Italy
Buriano
Buriano
Location of Buriano in Italy
Coordinates: 42°50′44″N 10°59′20″E / 42.84556°N 10.98889°E / 42.84556; 10.98889Coordinates: 42°50′44″N 10°59′20″E / 42.84556°N 10.98889°E / 42.84556; 10.98889
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneCastiglione della Pescaia
Elevation184 m (604 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total178
Demonym(s)Burianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code58040
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Buriano is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Castiglione della Pescaia, province of Grosseto. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 257.[1]

Buriano is about 17 km from Grosseto and 20 km from Castiglione della Pescaia, and it is situated on a hill in the massif of Poggio Ballone.

History[]

The village dates back to the Early Middle Ages, when it was one of the towns held by the Aldobrandeschi family; then it was ruled by the Lambardi (until the 14th century) and by the Appiani of Piombino (until 1815).[2]

Main sights[]

The castle of Aldobrandeschi

References[]

  1. ^ (in Italian) Popolazione residente - Grosseto (dettaglio loc. abitate) - Censimento 2001, Istat.
  2. ^ (in Italian) Emanuele Repetti, «Buriano Archived 2014-07-14 at the Wayback Machine.», Dizionario Geografico Fisico Storico della Toscana, 1833-1846.
  3. ^ (in Italian) Parish of Buriano, CEI official site.

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