Scarperia e San Piero

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Scarperia
Comune di Scarperia e San Piero
IMG 0351 Scarperia Palazzo.JPG
Coat of arms of Scarperia
Coat of arms
Location of Scarperia
Scarperia is located in Italy
Scarperia
Scarperia
Location of Scarperia in Italy
Scarperia is located in Tuscany
Scarperia
Scarperia
Scarperia (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 44°0′N 11°21′E / 44.000°N 11.350°E / 44.000; 11.350
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Metropolitan cityFlorence (FI)
FrazioniSant'Agata Mugello, Ponzalla, Marcoiano
Government
 • MayorFederico Ignesti
Area
 • Total79.4 km2 (30.7 sq mi)
Elevation
292 m (958 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2013[1])[2]
 • Total12,076
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Scarperiesi and Sanpierini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
50038
Dialing code055

Scarperia e San Piero is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Florence, in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Florence. It was created on 1 January 2014 after the merger of former comuni of Scarperia and San Piero a Sieve.

Scarperia is famous for the production of knives by artisanal family companies. Since 2009, it has been the headquarters of La Marzocco Espresso coffee machine company. The city is best known as the home of the Mugello Circuit which is located here and it is home to the Italian motorcycle Grand Prix. On 13 September 2020, the first Grand Prix of Tuscany took place at the Mugello Circuit, Scarperia, as part of the 2020 Formula One World Championship.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Data from Istat
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.