Ponte Vecchio

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Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio.jpg
View dounriver tae the Ponte Vecchio
Coordinates43°46′4.76″N 11°15′11.49″E / 43.7679889°N 11.2531917°E / 43.7679889; 11.2531917Coordinates: 43°46′4.76″N 11°15′11.49″E / 43.7679889°N 11.2531917°E / 43.7679889; 11.2531917
CrossesArno River
LocaleFlorence, Italy
Chairacteristics
Designclosed-spandrel segmental stane airch brig
Width32 metres (105 ft)
Langest span30 metres (98 ft)
Ponte Vecchio is locatit in Tuscany
Ponte Vecchio
Ponte Vecchio
Location in Tuscany

The Ponte Vecchio ("Auld Brig", Italian pronunciation: [ˈponte ˈvɛkkjo])[1][2] is a Medieval stane closed-spandrel segmental airch brig ower the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, notit for still havin shaps biggit alang it, as wis ance common.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Ponte Vecchio. Encyclopædia Britannica. 2007. 
  2. "Dizionario d'ortografia e di pronunzia" (in Italian). Rai. Retrieved 2010-02-24.