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Pienza
Comune di Pienza
Pienza italy.jpg
Pienza is locatit in Italy
Pienza
Pienza
Location o Pienza in Italy
Coordinates: 43°04′43″N 11°40′44″E / 43.07861°N 11.67889°E / 43.07861; 11.67889
KintraItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceSiena (SI)
FrazioniCosona, La Foce, Monticchiello, Palazzo Massaini, Spadaletto
Govrenment
 • MayorMarco Del Ciondolo (syne Juin 13, 2004)
Area
 • Total122 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation
491 m (1,611 ft)
Population
 (December 31, 2005)
 • Tot2,231
 • Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Pientini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
53026
Dialin code0578
Patron sauntSt. Andrae the Apostle
Saunt dayNovember 30
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Historic Centre o the Ceety o Pienza
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Façade o the Cathedral o Pienza.
CriteriaCultural: i, ii, iv
Reference789
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

Pienza, a toun an comune in the province o Siena, in the Val d'Orcia in Tuscany (central Italy), atween the touns o Montepulciano an Montalcino, is the "touchstane o Renaissance urbanism."[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Adams 1985, p. 99–110. Adams details the piecemeal acquiseetion o parcels o laund bi Pius II.

Citit soorces

  • Adams, Nicholas (May 1985). "The Acquisition of Pienza, 1459-1464". Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians. 44 (2): 99–110.