Rufina

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Rufina
Comune
Comune di Rufina
Rufina railway station
Rufina railway station
Coat of arms of Rufina
Coat of arms
Rufina is located in Italy
Rufina
Rufina
Location of Rufina in Italy
Coordinates: 43°49′N 11°29′E / 43.817°N 11.483°E / 43.817; 11.483
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Florence (FI)
Frazioni Agna, Casi, Casini, Castelnuovo, Cigliano, Consuma, Contea, Falgano, Masseto, Pomino, Rimaggio, Scopeti, Selvapiana, Stentatoio, Turicchi
Government
 • Mayor Mauro Pinzani
Area
 • Total 45.7 km2 (17.6 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (2007[1])
 • Total 7,382
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Demonym Rufinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 50068
Dialing code 055
Website Official website

Rufina is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Florence.

Rufina borders the following municipalities: Dicomano, Londa, Montemignaio, Pelago, Pontassieve, Pratovecchio.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of Santo Stefano, at Castiglioni, an architectural complex formed of several buildings including a church and belltower. The interior of the church is divided into a nave and two aisles covered with a trussed ceiling.
  • Church of Santa Maria at Falgano
  • Pieve of San Bartolomeo at Pomino
  • Church of Santa Maria del Carmine ai Fossi
  • Villa di Poggio Reale, a 16th-century residence which now hosts events and conferences. A cypress-lined boulevard leads up to the facade of Villa Poggio Reale where Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany stayed in 1829.

References[edit]

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

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