|Comune di Scandicci|
The old town hall of Scandicci.
|Frazioni||Badia a Settimo, Capannuccia, Casellina, Granatieri, Le Bagnese, l'Olmo, Mosciano, Pieve a Settimo, Rinaldi, San Colombano, San Martino alla Palma, San Michele a Torri, San Vincenzo a Torri, Santa Maria a Marciola, Scandicci Alto, Vingone, Viottolone|
|• Mayor||Simone Gheri (Democratic Party)|
|• Total||59.6 km2 (23.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||47 m (154 ft)|
|Population (1 January 2008)|
|• Density||830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Zenobius|
|Saint day||May 10|
Scandicci (Italian pronunciation: [skanˈdittʃi]) is a comune (municipality) of c. 50,000 inhabitants in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 6 kilometres (4 miles) southwest of Florence.
The settlement of Scandicci appeared in 1774 as Torri, and was later enlarged to incorporate several neighbouring communities.
- badia of San Giuliano a Settimo, known from 774.
- Pieve di Sant'Alessandro a Giogoli, in the neighbourhood. Known from 1035, it is in Romanesque style and has a nave with two aisles (the latter, together with the transept, decorated in Baroque style). In the rectory is a fresco by Ridolfo del Ghirlandaio and a canvas by Francesco Conti.
- Pieve di San Vincenzo
- Church of San Martino alla Palma, with a 16th-century portico. The interior, on a single nave, houses a 14th-century Madonna with Child Enthroned.
- Church of Sant'Andrea, at Mosciano, with some 13th-14th century paintings.
Nearby is also the Abbey of the Saviour.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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