Serravalle Pistoiese

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Serravalle Pistoiese
Comune di Serravalle Pistoiese
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Coat of arms of Serravalle Pistoiese
Coat of arms
Location of Serravalle Pistoiese
Serravalle Pistoiese is located in Italy
Serravalle Pistoiese
Serravalle Pistoiese
Location of Serravalle Pistoiese in Italy
Serravalle Pistoiese is located in Tuscany
Serravalle Pistoiese
Serravalle Pistoiese
Serravalle Pistoiese (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°54′N 10°50′E / 43.900°N 10.833°E / 43.900; 10.833
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvincePistoia (PT)
FrazioniBaco, Cantagrillo, Casalguidi, Castellina, Le Ville, Masotti, Pontassio, Ponte alla Stella, Ponte di Serravalle, Serravalle Scalo, Vinacciano
Government
 • MayorPiero Lunardi
Area
 • Total42.05 km2 (16.24 sq mi)
Elevation
182 m (597 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total11,689
 • Density280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Serravallini or Terrazzani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
51030
Dialing code0573
Patron saintSaint Louis of Toulouse
Saint day19 August
WebsiteOfficial website

Serravalle Pistoiese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pistoia in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northwest of Florence and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) southwest of Pistoia.

History[edit]

The original settlement consisted of two cones, those of S. Maria and Nievole, the fortress was built by the New Lucchesi in 1302. Casttrum of talking in an old inventory of the assets of the town of Pistoia dated around 1380, this document is listed in the Castrum Serravallis cum walls turribus September muratis circumcirca et cum duabus januis.[4]

Main sights[edit]

Town centre of Cantagrillo, one of the frazioni of the municipality Serravalle Pistoiese
  • Church of San Michele Arcangelo. It houses a 14th-century Miracle of St. Blaise and a triptych with Madonna Enthroned with Child and Saints (1438), by Bartolomeo di Andrea Bocchi.
  • Barbarossa (Lombard) Tower
  • Church of Santo Stefano
  • Oratory of San Rocco e San Sebastiano, with fragment of 14th-century fresco decoration
  • Church of St. Peter, in the frazione of Casalguidi. It houses some 16th-century paintings.
  • Rocca Nuova, or Rocca di Castruccio, a medieval castle.

Twin towns[edit]

Serravalle Pistoiese is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ "http://www.guidatoscana.net/castello-serravalle-pisotiese-pistoia/119.htm"

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