Trequanda

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Trequanda
Comune
Comune di Trequanda
Parish church of Sts. Peter and Paul
Parish church of Sts. Peter and Paul
Coat of arms of Trequanda
Coat of arms
Trequanda is located in Italy
Trequanda
Trequanda
Location of Trequanda in Italy
Coordinates: 43°11′N 11°40′E / 43.183°N 11.667°E / 43.183; 11.667
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Siena (SI)
Frazioni Petroio, Castelmuzio
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Machetti
Area
 • Total 64.1 km2 (24.7 sq mi)
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (31 March 2009)[1]
 • Total 1,388
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Demonym Trequandini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 53020
Dialing code 0577
Website Official website

Trequanda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Florence and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Siena.

Trequanda borders the following municipalities: Asciano, Pienza, Rapolano Terme, San Giovanni d'Asso, Sinalunga and Torrita di Siena and consists of the following villages: Trequanda, Castelmuzio and Petroio.

The parish church, in Gothic-Romanesque church, was built from 1327, and later renovated in Renaissance style. It houses an Ascension attributed to Il Sodoma and a terracotta of "Madonna with Child" attributed to Andrea Sansovino. The high altar (15th century) is by Giovanni di Paolo

References[edit]

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