Vicchio

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Vicchio
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
Location of Vicchio
Vicchio is located in Italy
Vicchio
Vicchio
Location of Vicchio in Italy
Vicchio is located in Tuscany
Vicchio
Vicchio
Vicchio (Tuscany)
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
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
Metropolitan cityFlorence (FI)
FrazioniAmpinana, 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
 • MayorRoberto Izzo
Area
 • Total138.86 km2 (53.61 sq mi)
Elevation
203 m (666 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total8,183
 • Density59/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vicchiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
50039
Dialing code055
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint dayJune 24
WebsiteOfficial website

Vicchio is a town and comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City 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).[4]

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Vicchio borders the municipalities of Borgo San Lorenzo, Dicomano, Marradi and Pontassieve.[5] 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]

Personalities[edit]

Twin cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Italian) Municipal statute of Vicchio
  2. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2016
  5. ^ 42720 (x a j h) Vicchio on OpenStreetMap
  6. ^ "Statua di Giotto". Retrieved July 15, 2015.

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