Montemurlo

Montemurlo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Prato in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Florence and about 8 kilometres (5 mi) northwest of Prato.

Montemurlo
Comune di Montemurlo
The Montemurlo fortress
The Montemurlo fortress
Location of Montemurlo
Montemurlo is located in Italy
Montemurlo
Montemurlo
Location of Montemurlo in Italy
Montemurlo is located in Tuscany
Montemurlo
Montemurlo
Montemurlo (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°2′E / 43.933°N 11.033°E / 43.933; 11.033Coordinates: 43°56′N 11°2′E / 43.933°N 11.033°E / 43.933; 11.033
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvincePrato (PO)
FrazioniAlbiano, Bagnolo, Fornacelle, Oste, Bagnolo di Sopra, Campi Solari, Javello, Borgo Forte, Freccioni, Guzzano, La Gualchiera, Popolesco, Santorezzo
Government
 • MayorSimone Calamai
Area
 • Total30.7 km2 (11.9 sq mi)
Elevation
73 m (240 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2017)[3]
 • Total18,713
 • Density610/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Montemurlesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
59013
Dialing code0574
WebsiteOfficial website
Villa del Barone in Bagnolo di Sopra.

Montemurlo borders the following municipalities: Agliana, Cantagallo, Montale, Prato, Vaiano.

Main sightsEdit

ChurchesEdit

  • Chapel at Javello farm
  • Chapel at the fortress in Montemurlo
  • Chapel at Villa del Barone in Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Chapel at Villa Giamari in Fornacelle
  • Parish Church of San Giovanni Battista Decollato at Montemurlo castle
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus in Montemurlo
  • San Pietro in Albiano
  • Santa Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi in Bagnolo
  • Holy Mary Mother of the Church in Oste
  • Holy Mary Mother of God in Fornacelle

VillasEdit

  • Old Village Riva di Bagnolo in Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Casone dei Valori in Montemurlo castle
  • Javello farm
  • Palarciano farm in Montemurlo
  • The Fortress in Montemurlo castle
  • Villa del Barone, Bagnolo di Sopra
  • Villa Bresci in Bagnoli di Sopra
  • Villa in Campi Solari
  • Villa di Galceto in Bagnolo
  • Villa di Popolesco in Popolesco
  • Villa Gherardini in Montemurlo
  • Villa Giamari in Fornacelle
  • Villa Melchi in Borgo Forte
  • Villa Pazzi al Parugiano
  • Villa Strozzi in Bagnolo

ReferencesEdit

  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.

External linksEdit