Lamporecchio

Lamporecchio (Italian pronunciation: [lampoˈrekkjo]) 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 13 kilometres (8 mi) south of Pistoia, 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Montecatini Terme, and 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) west of Vinci.

Lamporecchio
Comune di Lamporecchio
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Location of Lamporecchio
Lamporecchio is located in Italy
Lamporecchio
Lamporecchio
Location of Lamporecchio in Italy
Lamporecchio is located in Tuscany
Lamporecchio
Lamporecchio
Lamporecchio (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°49′N 10°54′E / 43.817°N 10.900°E / 43.817; 10.900Coordinates: 43°49′N 10°54′E / 43.817°N 10.900°E / 43.817; 10.900
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceProvince of Pistoia (PT)
FrazioniBorgano, Cerbaia, Collececioli, Fornello, Mastromarco, Orbignano, Papone, Porciano, San Baronto, Spicchio, Papiano
Government
 • MayorAlessio Torrigiani (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total22.25 km2 (8.59 sq mi)
Elevation
56 m (184 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2017)[2]
 • Total7,524
 • Density340/km2 (880/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lamporecchiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
51035
Dialing code0573
Patron saintSaint Stephen
Saint day26 December
WebsiteOfficial website

Lamporecchio is the birthplace of Francesco Berni, a poet. From here started its ascent as one of the most important noble families of Tuscany, the Rospigliosi, which later moved to Pistoia and Rome, reaching the papacy with Clement IX.

The town is known for the invention of brigidini, which are thin anise flavored wafers.

Lamporecchio borders the following municipalities: Cerreto Guidi, Larciano, Quarrata, Serravalle Pistoiese, Vinci.

A frazione of Lamporecchio, called San Baronto, was chosen to be a part of 2013 UCI Road World Championships road race.

External linksEdit


  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.