Careggine

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Careggine
Comune
Comune di Careggine
San Pietro, Careggine
San Pietro, Careggine
Coat of arms of Careggine
Coat of arms
Careggine is located in Italy
Careggine
Careggine
Location of Careggine in Italy
Coordinates: 44°07′N 10°20′E / 44.117°N 10.333°E / 44.117; 10.333Coordinates: 44°07′N 10°20′E / 44.117°N 10.333°E / 44.117; 10.333
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Lucca (LU)
Government
 • Mayor Mario Puppa (since June 2004)
Area
 • Total 24 km2 (9 sq mi)
Elevation 882 m (2,894 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 642
 • Density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 55030
Dialing code 0583

Careggine is a town and comune in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany (Italy). Its most famous son is Italian football legend Marco Tardelli. It is also the place of birth of Adriano Tardelli, one of the heroes of the Italian resistance movement.