Senigallia

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Senigallia
Città di Senigallia
Piazza del Duca
Piazza del Duca, Senigallia
Senigallia within the Province of Ancona
Senigallia within the Province of Ancona
Location of Senigallia
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Coordinates: 43°43′N 13°13′E / 43.717°N 13.217°E / 43.717; 13.217Coordinates: 43°43′N 13°13′E / 43.717°N 13.217°E / 43.717; 13.217
CountryItaly
RegionMarche
ProvinceAncona (AN)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorMaurizio Mangialardi (PD)
Area
 • Total117.77 km2 (45.47 sq mi)
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
Highest elevation
202 m (663 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total44,616
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Senigalliesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
60019
Dialing code071
Patron saintSt. Paulinus
Saint day4 May
WebsiteOfficial website

Senigallia is a comune and seaport in Italy. It is on the Adriatic coastline, in the province of Ancona, in the Marche region. It is the second city of the province, after the capital, by the number of people living there.

It is an important seaside resort in the Marche region, and is visited every year by many person. Its beach is known as Spiaggia di Velluto (Velvet Beach).

Geography[change | change source]

Senigallia is on the Adriatic Sea, at the mouth of the Misa river. It has an area of 117.77 km2 (45.47 sq mi) and its altitude is 5 m (16 ft).

The comune borders with the following comuniː Belvedere Ostrense, Mondolfo (Province of Pesaro and Urbino), Monte San Vito, Montemarciano, Morro d'Alba, Ostra, Trecastelli.[5]

Frazioni[change | change source]

The following frazioni (hamlets) are part of Senigalliaː Bettolelle, Borgo Bicchia, Borgo Catena, Borgo Passera, Brugnetto, Cannella, Castellaro, Cesanella, Cesano, Ciarnin, Filetto, Gabriella, Grottino, Mandriola, Marzocca, Montignano, Roncitelli, Sant'Angelo, San Silvestro, Scapezzano and Vallone.

Population[change | change source]

There are 44,706 persons living in the comune (January 2017),[4] for a population density of 379.6 inhabitants/km².

Evolution of the population

The people from this comune are known, in Italian, as senigalliesi.

Main sights[change | change source]

Despite its ancient origin the city presents a modern appearance, with wide streets. Attractions include:

People from Senigallia[change | change source]

Twinned and partner towns[change | change source]

Senigallia is twinned with:[8]

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Comune di Senigallia" (in Italian). Tuttitalia.it. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  3. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Statistiche demografiche ISTAT" (in Italian). Demo.istat.it. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  5. "Comune di Senigallia" (in Italian). Comuni-Italiani.it. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  6. "Comune di Senigallia" (in Italian). Comune di Senigalliaː Monumenti. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  7. "Comune di Senigallia" (in Italian). Comune di Senigalliaː La Rotonda a Mare. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  8. "Comune di Senigallia" (in Italian). Comune di Senigallia. Retrieved 20 June 2016.