Vaiano

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Vaiano
Comune
Comune di Vaiano
San salvatore Abbey-Facade in Vaiano
San salvatore Abbey-Facade in Vaiano
Vaiano is located in Italy
Vaiano
Vaiano
Location of Vaiano in Italy
Coordinates: 43°58′N 11°7′E / 43.967°N 11.117°E / 43.967; 11.117Coordinates: 43°58′N 11°7′E / 43.967°N 11.117°E / 43.967; 11.117
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province Province of Prato (PO)
Frazioni Fabio, Faltugnano, Gamberame, La Briglia, La Cartaia, La Foresta, La Tignamica, Le Fornaci, Meretto, Parmigno, Popigliano, Savignano, San Leonardo in Collina, Schignano and Sofignano.
Area
 • Total 34.2 km2 (13.2 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 9,532
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Demonym Vaianesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 59021
Dialing code 0574
Website Official website
San salvatore Abbey-Cricifix in Vaiano
Antonio Marini, The Madonna with child between Saint Joseph and Saint Anthon from Padua-Oratory of Saint Anthon at Villa Vai (Il Mulinaccio)
Ninfeus at Villa Vai (Il Mulinaccio)

Vaiano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Prato in the Italian region of Tuscany. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Florence and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) north of Prato. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 9,532 and an area of 34.2 square kilometres (13.2 sq mi).[1]

Geography[edit]

The municipality of Vaiano contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Fabio, Faltugnano, Gamberame, La Briglia, La Cartaia, La Foresta, La Tignamica, Le Fornaci, Meretto, Parmigno, Popigliano, Savignano, San Leonardo in Collina, Schignano and Sofignano.

Vaiano borders the following municipalities: Barberino di Mugello, Calenzano, Cantagallo, Montemurlo, Prato.

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Feasts[edit]

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References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Vaiano at Wikimedia Commons