Buggiano

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Buggiano
Comune di Buggiano
Buggiano castello, torre dell'orologio.jpg
Coat of arms of Buggiano
Coat of arms
Location of Buggiano
Buggiano is located in Italy
Buggiano
Buggiano
Location of Buggiano in Italy
Buggiano is located in Tuscany
Buggiano
Buggiano
Buggiano (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°53′N 10°44′E / 43.883°N 10.733°E / 43.883; 10.733Coordinates: 43°53′N 10°44′E / 43.883°N 10.733°E / 43.883; 10.733
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvincePistoia (PT)
FrazioniBorgo a Buggiano, Buggiano Castello, Colle di Buggiano, Malocchio, Pittini, Santa Maria, Stignano
Government
 • MayorDaniele Bettarini
Area
 • Total16.04 km2 (6.19 sq mi)
Elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Population
(30 April 2017)[1]
 • Total8,761
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Borghigiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
51011
Dialing code0572
Patron saintHoly Crucifix
Saint dayAugust 18
WebsiteOfficial website

Buggiano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pistoia in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northwest of Florence and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Pistoia.

Main sights[edit]

  • Sanctuary of the Holy Crucifix (18th century)
  • Pieve di Sant'Andrea (11th century).
  • Pieve of San Lorenzo (13th century), remade in the two following centuries. It has a Romanesque bell tower with double mullioned windows, including the basement of an 11th-century tower. The interior has several 16th-century canvasses and a 14th-century crucifix.
  • Church of Madonna della Salute e di San Nicolao (11th century). It houses a 12th-13th century marble baptismal font with intarsia and a 1442 Annunciation by Bicci di Lorenzo.
  • Villa Bellavista

Twin cities[edit]

People[edit]

References[edit]

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

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