Casone

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Casone
Frazione
The church of San Paolo della Croce
The church of San Paolo della Croce
Casone is located in Italy
Casone
Casone
Location of Casone in Italy
Coordinates: 42°39′3″N 11°46′12″E / 42.65083°N 11.77000°E / 42.65083; 11.77000Coordinates: 42°39′3″N 11°46′12″E / 42.65083°N 11.77000°E / 42.65083; 11.77000
Country  Italy
Region  Tuscany
Province Grosseto (GR)
Comune Pitigliano
Elevation 520 m (1,710 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 124
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 58017
Dialing code (+39) 0564

Casone is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Pitigliano, province of Grosseto, in the tuff area of southern Maremma. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 130.[1]

Casone is about 80 km from Grosseto and 9 km from Pitigliano, and it is situated along the Provincial Road which links Pitigliano to the province of Viterbo and Lazio.

Main sights

  • San Paolo della Croce (14th century), main parish church of the village, it was entirely re-built in the 20th century in a Neo-Romanesque style
  • Casone War Memorial, memorial stone in remembrance of the fallen of the two world wars

References

  1. ^ (in Italian) Popolazione residente - Grosseto (dettaglio loc. abitate) - Census 2001, Istat

Bibliography

  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997


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