Montaione

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Montaione
Comune
Comune di Montaione
Church of San Regolo.
Church of San Regolo.
Coat of arms of Montaione
Coat of arms
Montaione is located in Italy
Montaione
Montaione
Location of Montaione in Italy
Coordinates: 43°33′12″N 10°54′42″E / 43.55333°N 10.91167°E / 43.55333; 10.91167Coordinates: 43°33′12″N 10°54′42″E / 43.55333°N 10.91167°E / 43.55333; 10.91167
Country Italy
Region Toscana
Metropolitan city Florence (FI)
Frazioni Barbialla, Casetta, Castelfalfi, Collegalli, Filicaja, Alberi, Iano, Sughera, Mura, Olmo, Palagio, Piaggia, Santo Stefano, San Vivaldo, Tonda, Vignale
Government
 • Mayor Paolo Pomponi
Area
 • Total 104.8 km2 (40.5 sq mi)
Elevation 342 m (1,122 ft)
Population (30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total 3,640
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Montaionesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 50050
Dialing code 0571
Patron saint Holy Crucifix
Saint day May 3
Website Official website

Montaione is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Florence.

History[edit]

The frazione of Filicaja was the starting point of Antonio da Filicaja for the invasion of Pisa by the Florentine army in 1509.

Main sights[edit]

Nature[edit]

The Italian Horse Protection Association (IHP) has its main base in Montaione's frazione of Filicaja.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat
  2. ^ Where we are - IHP internet site

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