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Carrara
Carara
Comune
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 located in Italy
Carrara
Carrara
Location of 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
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan ceety Massa an Carrara (MS)
Frazioni Avenza, Bedizzano, Bergiola, Bonascola, Castelpoggio, Codena, Colonnata, Fontia, Fossola, Gragnana, Marina di Carrara, Miseglia, Nazzano, Noceto, Sorgnano, Torano
Govrenment
 • Mayor Angelo Zubbani (PSI)
Aurie
 • Tot 71 km2 (27 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (31 Mey 2008)
 • Tot 65,491
 • Density 920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Carraresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 54033
Dialin code 0585
Patron saint San Ceccardo
Saint day June 16

Carrara [karˈraːra] (Emilian: Carara) 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.