|Comune di Vinci|
Location of Vinci in Italy
|Coordinates: 43°47′N 10°55′E / 43.783°N 10.917°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Florence (FI)|
|Frazioni||Anchiano, Apparita, Badia a Passignano, Burrino, Collegonzi, Faltognano, La Stella, Mercatale, Orbignano, Petroio, Piccaratico, Salvino, San Donato, San Pantaleo, Santa Lucia, Sant'Amato, Sant'Ansano, Sovigliana, Spicchio, Toiano, Vitolini|
|• Mayor||Giuseppe Torchia|
|• Total||54 km2 (21 sq mi)|
|Elevation||97 m (318 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2014)|
|• Density||270/km2 (700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Andrew|
Vinci (Italian pronunciation: [ˈvintʃi]) is a town – officially a "city" (città) – and comune of Metropolitan City of Florence in the Italian region of Tuscany. The birthplace of Renaissance polymath Leonardo da Vinci lies just outside the town.
Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452, in a farmhouse about 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) from the town, between Anchiano and Faltognano. His full name was "Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci", which means "Leonardo, son of Piero, from Vinci". Half a million visitors a year come to visit the Museum of Leonardo and his birthplace.
- Museo Leonardiano, museum of Leonardo da Vinci. This museum has displays of some of the inventions that are drawn in da Vinci's notebooks.
- Casa Natale di Leonardo, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci. It is a farmhouse. There are some reproductions of his drawings at the house.
- Church of Santa Croce, built in the 13th century but later remade in neo-Renaissance style.
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