Sestino

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Sestino
Comune
Comune di Sestino
The town hall of Sestino
The town hall of Sestino
Sestino is located in Italy
Sestino
Sestino
Location of Sestino in Italy
Coordinates: 43°43′N 12°18′E / 43.717°N 12.300°E / 43.717; 12.300Coordinates: 43°43′N 12°18′E / 43.717°N 12.300°E / 43.717; 12.300
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Arezzo (AR)
Frazioni Calbuffa, Casale, Case Barboni, Colcellalto, Lucemburgo, Martigliano, Monteromano, Monterone, Motolano, Palazzi, Ponte Presale, Petrella Massana, Presciano, San Donato, Valdiceci di Sopra, Ville di Sopra
Government
 • Mayor Giancarlo Renzi
Area
 • Total 80.3 km2 (31.0 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 1,479
 • Density 18/km2 (48/sq mi)
Demonym Sestinesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52038
Dialing code 0575

Sestino is a comune (municipality) in the province of Arezzo in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 110 kilometres (68 miles) east of Florence and about 75 km (47 mi) northeast of Arezzo.

Sestino borders the following municipalities: Badia Tedalda, Belforte all'Isauro, Borgo Pace, Carpegna, Casteldelci, Mercatello sul Metauro, Pennabilli, Piandimeleto.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of San Michele, in the frazione of Casale, built probably over a Roman edifice. Notable is the apse, with panels having high-reliefs with symbolic decorations in Romanesque style (12th century).
  • Church of San Gianni in Vecchio, in the frazione San Gianni. Known from 1297, it includes a pre-existing, pre-Romanesque church with a nave and an apse. It has a square bell tower with mullioned windows.
  • Pieve di San Pancrazio (9th-10th century), built over the Roman Curia Augusta. Of the original medieval edifice the crypt survives, with walls decorated by blind arches and columns and High Middle Ages sculptures. The Romanesque apse is from the 12th century, while the façade was remade in the late 17th century and the two aisles were suppressed in 1784. Notable is also the sandstone altar (1259) supported by a Roman cippus (374)

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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