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 Province of Florence - Biocrawler
Provincia di Firenze) is a province in the Tuscany region of Italy.
It has an area of 3,514 sq km, and a total population of 933,860 (2001).
There are 44 communes in the province (source: Italian institute of statistics Istat, see this link (http://www.upinet.it/indicatore.asp?id_statistiche=6)).
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 Bed and breakfast center Florence rooms and villas   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Florence is a City of Tuscany, chief town of the homonym province and the region: common of 102,41 km2s with 376.760 inhabitants (2000 respect).
This so-called "Great Florence" you/he/she is constituted over that from the common chief town, from the communes of his around that they gravitate on it for commercial motives, of job and of study: it deals with a general surface of 543 km2s, with a demografic load of over 660.000 inhabitants.
Florence is the pole organizer of this area and at the same time the center from which you/he/she has stirred the expansion of the whole metropolitan area.
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 Florence - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Florence (Italy) (Italian Firenze; ancient Florentia), city, central Italy, in Tuscany Region (Toscana), capital of Florence Province, on the...
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 Hotels in Florence (province)
Florence, FI Traditional 15th century townhouse hotel in the historic heart of Florence, 450 metres from the Duomo Cathedral square.
Florence, FI Modern hotel one kilometre from Florence Airport, adjacent to the A11 highway on the north side of the city.
Florence, FI Right in the city center near the Ponte Vecchio and the Uffizi Museum, the hotel is situated inside an ancient neo-classical palazzo.
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 Apt - Agenzia per il turismo di Firenze - The wine in the province of Florence
Florence is considered the European cradle not only of culture but also of wine.The city and its surroundings have a very close connection with the vine, an ancient and indissoluble bond.
The DOC wines of the Province of Florence are the Bianco dell'Empolese, the Colli dell'Etruria Centrale, the Pomino, the Vinsanto del Chianti and the Vinsanto del Chianti Classico.
The IGT wines of the Province of Florence are: Alta Valle della Greve, Toscana Centrale, Toscano or Toscana.
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 Florence - WOI Encyclopedia Italia
Florence (Italian: Firenze) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy and also capital of the province of Florence.
Florence's recorded history began with the establishment in 59 BCE of a settlement for Roman former soldiers, with the name Florentia.
The crowning architectural jewel of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore, known as "The Duomo".
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 Florence Villas & Apartments Weekly Tuscany Rental Accommodations - Rentvillas.com
A city of many layers, Florence is at once an over-run tourist magnet and a living, breathing medieval city that is home to proud Florentines.
A walker's city, the center of Florence is a compact labyrinth of alleys and piazze.
Situated north of Florence, the mountainous Mugello is crowned by the forested Appenines.
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 Hotels in Florence, Italy - room booking online
This hotel is housed inside an exquisite early 20th century palazzo on via Cavour in the very centre of downtown Florence (Firenze).
Florence's business centre, with the Exhibition Centre and Palazzo dei Congressi is within easy walking distance, making this an ideal destination either for business or pleasure.
This hotel in Florence has 28 comfortable en-suite rooms, all with direct-dial telephone, hairdryer and a minibar stocked with drinks and snacks.
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 Florence brings gale-force winds, heavy showers to Newfoundland   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Florence was set to unleash gusts of up to 120 kilometres per hour and 10-to 12-metre swells, forecasters warned.
Florence was also expected to batter the same regions with sustained winds of 70 km/h, with gusts to 120 km/h.
The province advised municipalities to clear storm sewers and requested emergency personnel to be on call.
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 Central Italy - Florence, Tuscany Map from Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
Florence Vacation Rentals - This area lies amidst Tuscany, and is home to such towns and villages as Sambuca, Cellai, Greve, Vicchio, and Barnerino.
Certaldo Accommodations - Located in the Chianti region of the province of Florence, Certaldo is a year-round holiday destination.
Florence Vacation Rentals - As the birthplace of the Renaissance, this lovely city has such an abundance of attractions that it can easily overwhelm a visitor.
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 Florence
A beautiful, scenic and sometimes crowded province, there are many reasons to choose this area as your base.
Its proximity to the city of Florence, remnants of the Medici legacy wherever you go and the many famous hill towns that are easy to explore are just a few of the reasons that keep people returning again and again.
And of course this province's capital, the birthplace of the Renaissance and keeper of 30% of the world's greatest works of art.
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 About Florence
Florence is a relatively safe city and its natives are friendly to American citizens.
Florence is a lively place and even on weekday evenings the streets are relatively full until about 23:30 (later on weekends).
Florence is a driver's nightmare, with its tiny, narrow streets perennially clogged with bicycles, mopeds and dumpsters.
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 Holiday apartments in Florence   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Italy > Tuscany and Florence > Florence Province > Greve in Chianti
Apartments in Tuscany aren't just confined to Florence - holiday accommodation of this nature is located far and wide across this region nestling between the dramatic Appenine mountains and the blissful Mediterranean beaches that hug the coastline of Tuscany.
Holiday apartments in Florence with 1 bedroom make an intimate retreat for a romantic trip with your loved one to languish in the peaceful landscapes of the chianti producing countryside and the Tuscan Hills, or the vibrancy and atmosphere of the historic streets and stylish neighbourhoods in central Florence.
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 Florence
The province of Florence draws its southern border across the Chianti hills.
But in 1366 the City of Florence, following the advice of certain painters and sculptors, decided that the Gothic should no longer be used and that all new work should follow Roman forms, including an octagonal dome 42 metres in span to be built at the east end of the nave.
The four seasons in Florence are very distinct with extreme temperature in the summer and winter months and heavy rainfall in spring and autumn months.
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 Florence Peebles - Search Results - MSN Encarta
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 Florence Direct Hotels, 3 Star Florence Hotels
The Galileo hotel is located in heart of Florence, in the San Lorenzo area, just a few hundred meters from the central railway station, and minutes away from many of the city's most important historic and artistic sights.
Hotel Sempione is located in the historical centre of Florence, one of the nicest towns of Italy, just 100 meters far from Santa Maria Novella train station, the Congress Palace, Fortezza da Basso (the exhibition center) and a few steps from the cathedral and the most important Florentine museums and...
Hotel Gli Orzali is situated in the Tusco-Emilian Apennines, in the heart of Italy, in the district of Firenzuola (Province of Florence), around 56 km from Bologna and 50 km from Florence.The present-day hotel complex was built at a height of 540m above sea-level, surrounded by mountains exceeding 1.000m...
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 Florence, Tuscany, Italy - holiday accommodation in the city and province of Florence - Short stay listing - page 1 of 2
On the edge of the Chianti wine region, Il Gavillaccio is a complex of country rental apartments between Florence, Siena/Sienna and Arezzo.
Florence — Very comfortable vacation apartment in the historical heart of the city, with glimpses of the magnificent Basilica of Santa Croce.
Deep in the Tuscan countryside, yet just a stone's throw from Florence, Empoli and Prato, Country Hotel Il Borgo provides Tuscany rental properties, with a pool, ideal for relaxing working holidays, or for a family break.
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 Florence Italy Wine Overview - Great Wine Capitals
Florence and Chianti: the two are inseparable and call to mind the rolling hills and countryside around the city where row upon row of grapevines ripen in the sun to produce the Sangiovese grapes used to make the fine red wine called "Chianti Classico".
In this rich land, wine and olive oil are not all the province is famous for, though a third of the regional production of olive oil, or about 20,000 tons a year, does come from the province of Florence.
Attention to food and, in particular, to its purity, is so important to this area that even the academic world recognizes the subject as one worthy of study in all its aspects.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: San Miniato
diocese in the Province of Florence, Central Italy.
In 1408 the Republic of Florence wished to have it made an episcopal see, being then a suffragan of Lucca.
The diocese is a suffragan of Florence and contains 100 parishes with 240 secular and 42 regular priests; 108,000 souls; 5 convents of men, 13 convents of nuns, with 7 educational establishments for girls.
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 Province of Pisa - Toscana - Italy
The Province of Pisa has a surface area of 2,444 sq km, with a total population of about 380,000 inhabitants.
The territory goes from the Arno basin to the Ligurian Sea, with a coastline of about 15 km where the seaside resorts of Calambrone, Tirrenia and Marina di Pisa are situated.
The province is administratively divided into 39 Municipalities, with Santa Maria a Monte, Castelfranco di Sotto, San Miniato, Santa Croce sull'Arno and Montopoli - all previously belonging to the Province of Florence - added in the 1920's, when the province of Livorno was created with territories of Pisa.
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 SkipperTravel - Travelling in Florence
The historic Centre of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1982.
Fiesole (Italian: Fiesole) is a town and comune of the province of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany.
Fiesole was probably founded in the 9th-8th century BC, as it was an important member of the Etruscan confederacy, as may be seen from the remains of its ancient walls.
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 Agritourism in Tuscany Agritourism in Florence: CASA FARNETI(B&B,Cheaps Hostels):.Rental room to 12€.:
Florence is one of those cities that every-one should see at least once in a lifetime
first and foremost in the city’s many museums, churches and palazzi, the significant events, the lands of the province, the old towns and castles, the typical produce, the gastronomy, the handcrafts and the artists and people of culture who made it great.
.Cercaina is a town and comune (township) of the province of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany, on a famously scenic height 346 m (1140 ft) above Florence, 8 km (5 mi) NE of that city.Welcome to House Farneti in Florencel, located in the heart of Florence.
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 Florence Province Hotels - Book Cheap Hotels in Florence Province, Italy from ebookers   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Fattoria Montignana Tavernelle is situated on a countryside surrounded by vineyards and a beauti...
Situated in Florence, the La Porcinaia is a charming family run hotel with 14 rooms each decorated i...
The Hotel Villa Ambrosina is set in a peaceful location, in the heart of Chianti, near Florence and...
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 Florence, Tuscany, Italy - holiday accommodation in the city and province of Florence - page 24 of 24
Set within a thirteenth-century monastery in the heart of historic Florence, this four-star hotel in Italy is the perfect base for your explorations of this exciting city.
Conveniently situated in the centre of Florence, within walking distance of many of the city's historic museums and galleries such as the Duomo, the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace and the Ponte Vecchio, the Hotel Romagna has 23 simply furnished rooms with en-suite bathroom, satellite TV and direct-dial telephone.
Hotel Kraft is a 4 star Hotel in the centre of Florence, with a rooftop swimmimg pool and wonderful views from the rooftop sun terraces.
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 SACI - Paolo Bulletti
Laurea in Architecture from the University of Florence.
Exhibit design and identity of the Museum of History of Science, Florence; shows and trade fair stands; restoration and renovation of private houses, including new buildings in the Chianti area in Tuscany; collection of chairs and tables; visual communication of exhibitions and congresses and environmental graphics.
Conceived design model of the Multifunctional Information Centers for the city of Florence and designed the static and dynamic signage system addressing the public; designed the environmental signals for a park on Elba Island, Tuscany.
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 Florence. Guide Florence and province.
After Lorenzo's death in 1492, Florence witnessed a long period of wars that led to the end of the Florentine Republic and saw the birth of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany, ruled first by a younger branch of the Medici family and following, by the Hapsburg-Lorena family.
This marked the beginning of a profound restructuring of the city that led to the knocking down of the walls and the erasing of several ancient quarters in the center that endowed Florence with its present-day appearance.
The bigger precious stone of Europe is a topaz visible at the museum of Mineralogy of florence and it has a weight of 151 kg.
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