"Lugnano" redirects here. For the municipality, see Lugnano in Teverina.
Comune di Vicopisano

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Coat of arms

Vicopisano within the Province of Pisa

Location of Vicopisano in Italy

Coordinates: 43°41′N 10°35′E / 43.683°N 10.583°E / 43.683; 10.583Coordinates: 43°41′N 10°35′E / 43.683°N 10.583°E / 43.683; 10.583
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Pisa (PI)
Frazioni Caprona, Cucigliana, Lugnano, San Giovanni alla Vena, Uliveto Terme
  Mayor Antonella Malloggi
  Total 26.9 km2 (10.4 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
  Total 8,253
  Density 310/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vicaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 56010
Dialing code 050
Patron saint St. Mary
Saint day First Sunday in October
Website Official website

Vicopisano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pisa in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50 kilometres (31 mi) west of Florence and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Pisa. It occupies the former valley of the Arno River (which now flows some km southwards), bounded by the Monte Pisano from north.


Vicopisano borders the following municipalities: Bientina, Buti, Calci, Calcinaia, Cascina and San Giuliano Terme.[2] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Caprona, Cucigliana, Lugnano, San Giovanni alla Vena and Uliveto Terme.


In medieval times Vicopisano was a flourishing fortified center of the Republic of Pisa. It was conquered by Florence in 1406. Here a castle (Rocca Nuova) designed by Filippo Brunelleschi was built in 1434.


Economical activities include ceramics, mechanics (Piaggio) and bottling of mineral waters. The agriculture is based on olive oil and cereals.


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  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. 42583 Vicopisano on OpenStreetMap
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