Portoferraio is a commune in Italy on the island of Elba, located in the Tuscany region, in the province of Livorno. The main city and port of the Tuscan archipelago.
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The city was founded in 1548 by the Grand Duke of Tuscan Cosimo I Medici with a defensive purpose to prevent attacks on their territories on the mainland.
The fortress has survived to this day and is open to tourists.
The city has a Napoleon Museum.
The population is 12 136 people (2008), the population density is 256 people / km².
The island covers an area of 47 km².
Postal code - 57037. Telephone code - 0565.
Saint San Cristino is considered the patron saint of the village.