Quarrata

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Quarrata
Comune
Città di Quarrata
Quarrata.jpg
Quarrata is located in Italy
Quarrata
Quarrata
Location of Quarrata in Italy
Coordinates: 43°50′51″N 10°59′0″E / 43.84750°N 10.98333°E / 43.84750; 10.98333Coordinates: 43°50′51″N 10°59′0″E / 43.84750°N 10.98333°E / 43.84750; 10.98333
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Pistoia (PT)
Frazioni Barba, Buriano, Caserana, Casini, Catena, Ferruccia, Forrottoli, Lucciano, Montemagno, Montorio, Olmi, Santonuovo, Tizzana, Valenzatico, Vignole
Government
 • Mayor Marco Mazzanti (PD)
Area
 • Total 45.91 km2 (17.73 sq mi)
Elevation 48 m (157 ft)
Population (1 January 2008)[1]
 • Total 24,600
 • Density 540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 51039
Dialing code 0573
Website Official website

Quarrata is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pistoia in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Florence and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) south of Pistoia.

Sport[edit]

The British Cycling academy has made Quarrata its training base for a number of years and as a result a number of British cyclists make their home in Quarrata, including Mark Cavendish, Steve Cummings, and Geraint Thomas.[2]

Cinema[edit]

In the summer of 2017 in Quarrata was filmed Non è mai Passato.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2009/sep/20/tuscany-cycling-tour-de-france

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