Porcari

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Porcari
Comune
Comune di Porcari
Porcari Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Porcari
Coat of arms
Porcari is located in Italy
Porcari
Porcari
Location of Porcari in Italy
Coordinates: 43°50′N 10°37′E / 43.833°N 10.617°E / 43.833; 10.617
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLucca (LU)
FrazioniRughi, Padule, La Fratina
Government
 • MayorAlberto Baccini
Area
 • Total17.9 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Elevation32 m (105 ft)
Population (1 June 2011)[1]
 • Total8,753
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
DemonymPorcaresi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code55016
Dialing code0583
Patron saintSt. Justus
Saint dayMonday after Pentecost
WebsiteOfficial website
 
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Porcari
Comune
Comune di Porcari
Porcari Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Porcari
Coat of arms
Porcari is located in Italy
Porcari
Porcari
Location of Porcari in Italy
Coordinates: 43°50′N 10°37′E / 43.833°N 10.617°E / 43.833; 10.617
CountryItaly
RegionTuscany
ProvinceLucca (LU)
FrazioniRughi, Padule, La Fratina
Government
 • MayorAlberto Baccini
Area
 • Total17.9 km2 (6.9 sq mi)
Elevation32 m (105 ft)
Population (1 June 2011)[1]
 • Total8,753
 • Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
DemonymPorcaresi
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code55016
Dialing code0583
Patron saintSt. Justus
Saint dayMonday after Pentecost
WebsiteOfficial website

Porcari is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lucca in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50 km west of Florence and about 8 km east of Lucca.

In the Middle Ages it was a stage on the Via Francigena. It houses the church of St. Justus, dating to the 16th century but later mostly remade in neo-medieval style.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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