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Bibbiena

Comune Province of Arezzo Tuscany
Bibbiena

Bibbliena
Comune di Bibbiena
Bibbiena - Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Bibbiena
Coat of arms
Location of Bibbiena
Bibbiena is located in Italy
Bibbiena
Bibbiena
Location of Bibbiena in Italy
Bibbiena is located in Tuscany
Bibbiena
Bibbiena
Bibbiena (Tuscany)
Coordinates: 43°42′N 11°49′E / 43.700°N 11.817°E / 43.700; 11.817Coordinates: 43°42′N 11°49′E / 43.700°N 11.817°E / 43.700; 11.817
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceArezzo (AR)
FrazioniBanzena, Bibbiena Stazione, Campi, Farneta, Marciano, Partina, Pian del ponte, Santa Maria del sasso, Serravalle, Soci, Terrossola
Government
 • MayorFilippo Vagnoli (since June 2019)
Area
 • Total86 km2 (33 sq mi)
Elevation
425 m (1,394 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2013)[2]
 • Total12,512
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bibbienesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
52011
Dialing code0575
Patron saintSant'Ippolito
Saint dayAugust 13
WebsiteOfficial website

Bibbiena (Italian pronunciation: [bibˈbjɛːna]) is a town and comune in the province of Arezzo, Tuscany (Italy), the largest town in the valley of Casentino. It is located 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Florence, 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Arezzo, 60 kilometres (37 mi) from Siena, and 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the Sanctuary of La Verna.

The town is on top of a hill at an elevation of 425 metres (1,394 ft).

History

Bibbiena was originally an important Etruscan town that eventually evolved into a Medieval castle, portions of which, in the form of the "Torre dei Tarlati" and the "Porta dei Fabbri", still exist.

Main sights

The religious buildings include:

Culture

The town holds its yearly "Rievocazione della Mea" festival on the last Sunday of Carnival and Shrove Tuesday as well as a similar celebration in the summer with parades in historical costume and a show in the main square.

Twinnings

Notable people

External links



  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.