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Terranuova Bracciolini is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Arezzo in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southeast of Florence and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) northwest of Arezzo.

Terranuova Bracciolini
Comune
Comune di Terranuova Bracciolini
Panorama of Terranuova Bracciolini
Panorama of Terranuova Bracciolini
Terranuova Bracciolini is located in Italy
Terranuova Bracciolini
Terranuova Bracciolini
Location of Terranuova Bracciolini in Italy
Coordinates: 43°33′N 11°35′E / 43.550°N 11.583°E / 43.550; 11.583Coordinates: 43°33′N 11°35′E / 43.550°N 11.583°E / 43.550; 11.583
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Arezzo (AR)
Frazioni Campogialli, Castiglione Ubertini, Cicogna, Doccio, Malva, Montalto, Montemarciano, Penna, Persignano, Piantravigne, Tasso, Traiana, Treggiaia, Ville
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Chienni
Area
 • Total 85.37 km2 (32.96 sq mi)
Elevation 156 m (512 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 12,340
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Terranuovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52028
Dialing code 0575
Patron saint Anthony of Padua
Saint day 13 June
Website Official website

The municipality of Terranuova Bracciolini contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Campogialli, Castiglione Ubertini, Cicogna, Doccio, Malva, Montalto, Montemarciano, Penna, Persignano, Piantravigne, Tasso, Traiana, Treggiaia, and Ville.

Terranuova Bracciolini borders the following municipalities: Castelfranco di Sopra, Castiglion Fibocchi, Laterina, Loro Ciuffenna, Montevarchi, Pergine Valdarno, San Giovanni Valdarno.

Known historically as just Terranuova, the municipality was the birthplace in 1380 of the famed early humanist Poggio Bracciolini, for which it was renamed in 1862.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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