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Florence
Firenze
Comune
Comune di Firenze
A collage o Florence showin the Uffizi (top left), follaeed bi the Pitti Palace, a sunset view o the ceety an the Fontana del Nettuno in the Piazza della Signoria
A collage o Florence showin the Uffizi (top left), follaeed bi the Pitti Palace, a sunset view o the ceety an the Fontana del Nettuno in the Piazza della Signoria
Coat o airms o Florence
Coat of arms
Florence is located in Italy
Florence
Florence
Location of Florence in Italy
Coordinates: 43°47′N 11°15′E / 43.783°N 11.250°E / 43.783; 11.250Coordinates: 43°47′N 11°15′E / 43.783°N 11.250°E / 43.783; 11.250
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan ceety Florence (FI)
Govrenment
 • Mayor Dario Nardella
(Democratic Pairty)
Aurie
 • Tot 102.41 km2 (39.54 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (31 October 2010)[1]
 • Tot 370,702
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fiorentini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 50121-50145
Dialin code 055
Patron saint John the Baptist
Saint day 24 June
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Florence (Italian: Firenze [fiˈrɛntse] ( listen), alternate obsolete spelling: Fiorenza; Laitin: Florentia) is the caipital ceety o the Italian region o Tuscany an o the province o Florence. It is the maist populous ceety in Tuscany, wi 367,569 inhabitants (1,500,000 in the metropolitan aurie).[2]

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  2. Bilancio demografico anno 2008, dati ISTAT
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