San Gimignano

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San Gimignano
Comune di San Gimignano
View o the toun frae the sooth
View o the toun frae the sooth
San Gimignano is locatit in Italy
San Gimignano
San Gimignano
Location o San Gimignano in Italy
Coordinates: 43°28′05″N 11°02′31″E / 43.468°N 11.042°E / 43.468; 11.042Coordinates: 43°28′05″N 11°02′31″E / 43.468°N 11.042°E / 43.468; 11.042
KintraItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceSiena (SI)
Govrenment
 • MayorGiacomo Bassi (PD)
Area
 • Total138 km2 (53 sq mi)
Elevation
324 m (1,063 ft)
Population
 (Januar 1, 2014)
 • Tot7,768
 • Density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sangimignanesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
53037
Dialin code0577
Patron sauntSt. Geminianus Saunt Fina
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid
Historic Centre o San Gimignano
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Piazza cisterna 01.jpg
CriteriaCultural: i, iii, iv
Reference550
Inscription1990 (14th Session)

San Gimignano (Italian pronunciation: [san dʒimiɲˈɲaːno]) is a smaw wawed medieval hill toun in the province o Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy. Kent as the Toun o Fine Tours, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval airchitectur, unique in the preservation o aboot a dozen o its tour hooses,[1]

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  1. The exact nummer is nae a matter o agreement acause mony tours hae been levelled tae the same hicht as adjacent biggins. The nummer is gien as "a dozen" (Strasser), 13 (Vantaggi) an 14 (UNESCO).