Buggiano

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Buggiano
Comune
Comune di Buggiano
Buggiano Castello.JPG
Coat of arms of Buggiano
Coat of arms
Buggiano is located in Italy
Buggiano
Buggiano
Location of Buggiano in Italy
Coordinates: 43°53′N 10°44′E / 43.883°N 10.733°E / 43.883; 10.733Coordinates: 43°53′N 10°44′E / 43.883°N 10.733°E / 43.883; 10.733
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Pistoia (PT)
Frazioni Borgo a Buggiano, Buggiano Castello, Colle di Buggiano, Malocchio, Pittini, Santa Maria, Stignano
Government
 • Mayor Daniele Bettarini
Area
 • Total 16.12 km2 (6.22 sq mi)
Elevation 41 m (135 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 8,462
 • Density 520/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym Buggianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 51011
Dialing code 0572
Patron saint Holy Crucifix
Saint day August 18
Website Official website

Buggiano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pistoia in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Florence and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Pistoia.

Main sights[edit]

  • Sanctuary of the Holy Crucifix (18th century)
  • Pieve di Sant'Andrea (11th century).
  • Pieve of San Lorenzo (13th century), remade in the two following centuries. It has a Romanesque bell tower with double mullioned windows, including the basement of an 11th-century tower. The interior has several 16th-century canvasses and a 14th-century crucifix.
  • Church of Madonna della Salute e di San Nicolao (11th century). It houses a 12th-13th century marble baptismal font with intarsia and a 1442 Annunciation by Bicci di Lorenzo.
  • Villa Bellavista

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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