Vicchio

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Vicchio
Comune
Comune di Vicchio
Panoramic view of town's center
Panoramic view of town's center
Coat of arms of Vicchio
Coat of arms
Vicchio within the Province of Florence
Vicchio within the Province of Florence
Vicchio is located in Italy
Vicchio
Vicchio
Location of Vicchio in Italy
Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°28′E / 43.933°N 11.467°E / 43.933; 11.467Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°28′E / 43.933°N 11.467°E / 43.933; 11.467
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Florence (FI)
Frazioni Ampinana, Arsella, Barbiana, Boccagnello, Bovino, Bricciana, Campestri, Casole, Cistio, Cuccino, Farneto, Gattaia, Gracchia, Mirandola, Molezzano, Mulinuccio, Padule, Paterno, Piazzano, Pilarciano, Pimaggiore, Ponte a Vicchio, Rossoio, Rostolena, Rupecanina, Scopeto, Uliveta, Vespignano, Vezzano, Villore, Zufolana[1]
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Izzo
Area
 • Total 139.0 km2 (53.7 sq mi)
Elevation 203 m (666 ft)
Population (2016)[2]
 • Total 8,105
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vicchiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 50039
Dialing code 055
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day June 24
Website Official website

Vicchio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Florence in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northeast of Florence. As of 2016, it had a population of 8,105 and an area of 139.0 square kilometres (53.7 sq mi).[2]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Vicchio borders the municipalities of Borgo San Lorenzo, Dicomano, Marradi and Pontassieve.[3] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Ampinana, Arsella, Barbiana, Boccagnello, Bovino, Bricciana, Campestri, Casole, Cistio, Cuccino, Farneto, Gattaia, Gracchia, Mirandola, Molezzano, Mulinuccio, Padule, Paterno, Piazzano, Pilarciano, Pimaggiore, Ponte a Vicchio, Rossoio, Rostolena, Rupecanina, Scopeto, Uliveta, Vespignano, Vezzano, Villore and Zufolana.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Gallery[edit]

Church of San Lorenzio in Villore 
Ponte a Vicchio 
Cimabue bridge in Vespignano 

Personalities[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Italian) Municipal statute of Vicchio
  2. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2016
  3. ^ 42720 (x a j h) Vicchio on OpenStreetMap
  4. ^ "Statua di Giotto". Retrieved July 15, 2015. 

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