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Pari, Civitella Paganico

Pari is a village in Tuscany, central Italy, administratively a frazione of the comune of Civitella Paganico, province of Grosseto, in the area of the Ombrone Valley. At the time of the 2001 census its population amounted to 204.[1]

Pari
View of Pari
View of Pari
Pari is located in Italy
Pari
Pari
Location of Pari in Italy
Coordinates: 43°03′48″N 11°19′11″E / 43.06333°N 11.31972°E / 43.06333; 11.31972Coordinates: 43°03′48″N 11°19′11″E / 43.06333°N 11.31972°E / 43.06333; 11.31972
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
ProvinceGrosseto (GR)
ComuneCivitella Paganico
Elevation
377 m (1,237 ft)
Population
(2011)
 • Total177
Demonym(s)Parigiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
58040
Dialing code(+39) 0564

Pari is about 44 km from Grosseto and 13 km from Civitella Marittima, and it is situated on a hill near the Ombrone and Farma rivers.

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Main sightsEdit

  • San Biagio, main parish church of the village, it was restructured in 1460 and lately in the 19th century
  • Oratory of Santa Croce, old church of the 16th century
  • Palazzo di Giustizia, former court and prison of the village
  • Ancient wells of Pari
    • Well of Piazza Castelfidardo
    • Well of Piazza della Chiesa
  • Walls of Pari, old fortifications which surround the village since the 12th century
  • Pari Center for New Learning, a non-profit educational center directed by physicist F. David Peat, who co-authored the book Science, Order, and Creativity with theoretical physicist David Bohm. The center has hosted, with the support of its renowned fellows from academia and the arts, the academy Accademia dei Pari. It hosts international conferences on the role of trust and ethics in the world of economics and business, and conferences on the relationship between religion and science.

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BibliographyEdit

  • Aldo Mazzolai, Guida della Maremma. Percorsi tra arte e natura, Le Lettere, Florence, 1997.

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