Montemurlo

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Montemurlo
Comune
Comune di Montemurlo
The Montemurlo fortress
The Montemurlo fortress
Montemurlo is located in Italy
Montemurlo
Montemurlo
Location of Montemurlo in Italy
Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°2′E / 43.933°N 11.033°E / 43.933; 11.033Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°2′E / 43.933°N 11.033°E / 43.933; 11.033
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Province of Prato (PO)
Frazioni Albiano, Bagnolo, Fornacelle, Oste, Bagnolo di Sopra, Campi Solari, Javello, Borgo Forte, Freccioni, Guzzano, La Gualchiera, Popolesco, Santorezzo
Area
 • Total 30.7 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation 73 m (240 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 18,097
 • Density 590/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 59013
Dialing code 0574
Website Official website

Montemurlo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Prato in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Florence and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Prato. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 18,097 and an area of 30.7 square kilometres (11.9 sq mi).[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Montemurlo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Albiano, Bagnolo, Fornacelle, and Oste.

Montemurlo borders the following municipalities: Agliana, Cantagallo, Montale, Prato, Vaiano.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Churches[edit]

  • Chapel at Javello farm
  • Chapel at the fortress in Montemurlo
  • Chapel at Villa del Barone in Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Chapel at Villa Giamari in Fornacelle
  • Parish Church of St. John the Beheaded at Montemurlo castle
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus in Montemurlo
  • Chapel at the parish church of St. John the Beheaded at Montemurlo castle
  • San Pietro in Albiano
  • Santa Maria Maddalena de Pazzi in Bagnolo
  • Holy Mary Mother of the Church in Oste
  • Holy Mary Mother of God in Fornacelle

Villas[edit]

  • Old Village Riva di Bagnolo in Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Casone dei Valori in Montemurlo castle
  • Javello farm
  • Palarciano farm in Montemurlo
  • The Fortress in Montemurlo castle
  • Villa del Barone in Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Villa Bresci in Bagnoli di Sopra
  • Villa in Campi Solari
  • Villa di Galceto in Bagnolo
  • Villa di Popolesco in Popolesco
  • Villa Gherardini in Montemurlo
  • Villa Giamari in Fornacelle
  • Villa Melchi in Borgo Forte
  • Villa Pazzi al Perugiano in Bagnolo
  • Villa Strozzi in Bagnolo

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]