Capannori

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Capannori
Comune
Comune di Capannori
Pieve of San Gennaro.
Pieve of San Gennaro.
Coat of arms of Capannori
Coat of arms
Capannori is located in Italy
Capannori
Capannori
Location of Capannori in Italy
Coordinates: 43°51′N 10°34′E / 43.850°N 10.567°E / 43.850; 10.567Coordinates: 43°51′N 10°34′E / 43.850°N 10.567°E / 43.850; 10.567
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Lucca (LU)
Frazioni see list
Government
 • Mayor Luca Menesini (since June 2014)
Area
 • Total 156 km2 (60 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)
 • Total 42,849
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Demonym Capannoresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 55012
Dialing code 0583
Website Official website

Capannori (Italian pronunciation: [kaˈpannori]) is a town and comune in the province of Lucca, in northern Tuscany (Italy).

Geography[edit]

The area is characterized by the number of distinctive towers (once used to communicate).

History[edit]

Villages such as Sant’Andrea di Compito date back to medieval times. Colognora was featured in the 2008 film Miracle at St. Anna.

Main sights[edit]

Frazioni[edit]

Badia di Cantignano, Camigliano Santa Gemma, Carraia, Castelvecchio di Compito, Colle di Compito, Colognora di Compito, Coselli, Gragnano, Guamo, Lammari, Lappato, Lunata, Marlia, Massa Macinaia, Matraia, Paganico, Parezzana, Petrognano, Pieve di Compito, Pieve S. Paolo, Ruota, S. Andrea in Caprile, S. Andrea di Compito, S. Colombano, S. Gennaro, S. Ginese di Compito, S. Giusto di Compito, S. Leonardo in Treponzio, S. Margherita, S. Martino in Colle, S. Pietro a Marcigliano, Segromigno in Monte, Segromigno in Piano, Tassignano, Toringo, Tofori, Valgiano, Verciano, Vorno, Zone

Sant’Andrea di Compito has a population of about 250 people.

Twin cities[edit]

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