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|Città di Senigallia|
Piazza del Duca, Senigallia
Senigallia within the Province of Ancona
|• Total||117.77 km2 (45.47 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|Highest elevation||202 m (663 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||0 m (0 ft)|
(31 December 2015)
|• Density||382.330/km2 (990.23/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Paulinus|
|Saint day||4 May|
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.
The comune borders with the following comuniː Belvedere Ostrense, Mondolfo (Province of Pesaro and Urbino), Monte San Vito, Montemarciano, Morro d'Alba, Ostra, Trecastelli.
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.
Despite its ancient origin the city presents a modern appearance, with wide streets. Attractions include:
- Palazzo Comunale, a palace from the 17th century. Now is called Palazzo di Governo because the offices of the government of the comune are here. It is in the Piazza Roma.
- Rocca Roveresca - castle of Gothic origin, was restored by Baccio Pontelli in 1492. It has a square plan with four large round tower.
- The Cathedral of Senigallia (Cattedrale di San Pietro Apostolo), a cathedral built between 1762 and 1790.
- Santa Maria delle Grazie church - one of the only two churches attributed to Baccio Pontelli (the other is at Orciano di Pesaro, province of Pesaro and Urbino, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) to the west by road). It once housed the painting of Madonna di Senigallia by Piero della Francesca; it is now in the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche in Urbino, Province of Pesaro and Urbino.
- Chiesa della Croce or Church of the Cross .
- Rotonda a mare .
People from Albi
- Pope Pius IX, 1792–1878, Pope
- Gaetano Bedini, 1806–1864, Cardinal and diplomat of the Catholic Church
- Enric Martínez-Castignani, (Barcelona, 1970) is an Italo-Spanish baritone who sings opera and lieder
- Fabri Fibra (born Fabrizio Tarducci, 17 October 1976) is an Italian rapper
Twinned and partner towns
Senigallia is twinned with:
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