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Carrara

Carara
Comune di Carrara
The aurie aroond Carrara, seen frae an aircraft flying at 10,000 metres. The toun is at the tap o the pictur, nearest tae the marble quarries which are the white merkins on the moontains.
The aurie aroond Carrara, seen frae an aircraft flying at 10,000 metres. The toun is at the tap o the pictur, nearest tae the marble quarries which are the white merkins on the moontains.
Carrara is locatit in Italy
Carrara
Carrara
Location o Carrara in Italy
Coordinates: 44°04.75′N 10°06.00′E / 44.07917°N 10.10000°E / 44.07917; 10.10000Coordinates: 44°04.75′N 10°06.00′E / 44.07917°N 10.10000°E / 44.07917; 10.10000
KintraItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceMassa an Carrara (MS)
FrazioniAvenza, Bedizzano, Bergiola, Bonascola, Castelpoggio, Codena, Colonnata, Fontia, Fossola, Gragnana, Marina di Carrara, Miseglia, Nazzano, Noceto, Sorgnano, Torano
Govrenment
 • MayorAngelo Zubbani (PSI)
Area
 • Total71 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (31 Mey 2008)
 • Tot65,491
 • Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carraresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
54033
Dialin code0585
Patron sauntSan Ceccardo
Saunt dayJune 16

Carrara [karˈraːra] (Emilian: [Carara] error: {{lang}}: unrecognized language code: eml (help)) is a ceety an comune in the Province o Massa an Carrara (Tuscany, Italy), notable for the white or blue-grey marble quarried thare. It is on the Carrione River, some 100 kilometres (62 mi) wast-northwast o Florence.