Caprese Michelangelo

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Caprese Michelangelo
Comune di Caprese Michelangelo
Michelangelo Museum.
Michelangelo Museum.
Coat of arms of Caprese Michelangelo
Coat of arms
Location of Caprese Michelangelo
Caprese Michelangelo is located in Italy
Caprese Michelangelo
Caprese Michelangelo
Location of Caprese Michelangelo in Italy
Caprese Michelangelo is located in Tuscany
Caprese Michelangelo
Caprese Michelangelo
Caprese Michelangelo (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°38′N 11°59′E / 43.633°N 11.983°E / 43.633; 11.983
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceArezzo (AR)
FrazioniCasalino di Caprese, Dicciano, Fragaiolo, Gregnano, Lama, Monna, San Cristoforo, Papiano, Ponte Singerna, San Casciano, Selva Perugina, Sovaggio, Trecciano, Valboncione.
Government
 • MayorClaudio Baroni
Area
 • Total66.53 km2 (25.69 sq mi)
Elevation
653 m (2,142 ft)
Population
(31 May 2017)[1]
 • Total1,395
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Capresani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52033
Dialing code0575
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint dayJune 24
WebsiteOfficial website

Caprese Michelangelo is a village and comune in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy. It is the birthplace of the Renaissance artist Michelangelo.[2] The village is roughly 100 kilometres (62 mi) east of Florence.The village is situated in the Valtiberina or High Tiber Valley.[3]

Sights include the 13th-century church of St. John the Baptist, where Michelangelo was baptized; the ancient churches of San Cristoforo a Monna, San Paolo a Monna and Santi Ippolito and Cassiano; the abbey of San Martino a Tifi; the Michelangelo Museum and Library.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Istat
  2. ^ "Michelangelo born". History.com. A&E Television Networks, LLC. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  3. ^ "COSTITUTUZIONI ALBO DEI RILEVATORI E INTERVISTATORI STATISTICI 6° CENSIMENTO DELL'AGRICOLTURA". Comunita' Montana Valtiberina (in Italian). 11 October 2010. Archived from the original on 15 August 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.