Caprese Michelangelo

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Caprese Michelangelo
Comune
Comune di Caprese Michelangelo
Michelangelo Museum.
Michelangelo Museum.
Coat of arms of Caprese Michelangelo
Coat of arms
Caprese Michelangelo is located in Italy
Caprese Michelangelo
Caprese Michelangelo
Location of Caprese Michelangelo in Italy
Coordinates: 43°38′N 11°59′E / 43.633°N 11.983°E / 43.633; 11.983
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Arezzo (AR)
Frazioni Casalino di Caprese, Dicciano, Fragaiolo, Gregnano, Lama, Monna, San Cristoforo, Papiano, Ponte Singerna, San Casciano, Selva Perugina, Sovaggio, Trecciano, Valboncione.
Government
 • Mayor Filippo Betti
Area
 • Total 67.43 km2 (26.03 sq mi)
Elevation 653 m (2,142 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 1,551
 • Density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
Demonym Capresani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52033
Dialing code 0575
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day June 24
Website Official website

Caprese Michelangelo is a village and comune in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy. It is the birthplace of the renowned Renaissance artist Michelangelo. The village is roughly 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of Florence.

Sights include the 13th-century church of St. John the Baptist, where Michelangelo was baptized; the ancient churches of San Cristoforo a Monna, San Paolo a Monna and Santi Ippolito and Cassiano; the abbey of San Martino a Tifi; the Michelangelo Museum and Library.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population data from Istat