|Comune di Volterra|
Municipal coat of arms
Location of Volterra in Italy
|Mayor||Cesare Bartaloni (since June 2004)|
|Elevation||531 m (1,742 ft)|
|Area||252 km² (97 sq mi)|
|Population (as of December 31, 2004)|
|- Density||45/km² (117/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET, UTC+1|
|Frazioni||Saline di Volterra, Villamagna|
|- Day||June 5|
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The town was a Neolithic settlement and an important Etruscan center with an original civilization; it became a municipium in the Roman Age. The Neolithic (from Greek νεολιθικός — neolithikos from νέος neos, "new" + λίθος lithos The city was a bishop's residence in the fifth century and its episcopal power was affirmed during the twelfth century. With the decline of the episcopate, Volterra was the subject of the interest of Florence, which defeated Volterra many times though rebellions sometimes took place. Florence ( Italian: Firenze Florentia and Fiorenza) is the Capital City of the Italian region of Tuscany When the Florentian Republic fell in 1530, Volterra came under the control of the Medici family and later followed the history of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. The Grand Duchy of Tuscany (Granducato di Toscana Magnus Ducatus Tusciae was a state in central Italy that existed from 1569 to 1859 replacing the Duchy of Florence
Outside the city, in direction of Lajatico, is the Medici Villa di Spedaletto. Lajatico is a Comune (municipality in the Province of Pisa in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50 km southwest of Also in the neighborhood, in the Valle Bona area, are excavations of Etruscan tombs. For the New York prison see The Tombs. A Tomb is a repository for the remains of the dead.
Sunset in Volterra countryside
Picture on the hillside
Volterra: the Cathedral and the tower of "Palazzo dei Priori"
Volterra: Medicean castle
Volterra Town Hall: "Palazzo dei Priori"
Interior of Minucci-Solaini Palace
A street in Volterra: "via dei sarti"
Houses on a hillside in Volterra
Balze di Volterra
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The Roman Theatre (in summer)
Another view of the Roman Theatre (in summer)