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Monterchi
"Comune
Comune di Monterchi
""Monterchi 1 Panorama.jpg
""Coat of arms of Monterchi
Coat of arms
""Monterchi is located in Italy
Monterchi
Monterchi
Location of Monterchi in Italy
Coordinates: 43°29′N 12°6′E / 43.483°N 12.100°E / 43.483; 12.100
Country "Italy
"Region "Tuscany
"Province "Arezzo (AR)
"Frazioni Borgacciano, Le Ville, Padonchia, Pianezze, Pocaia, Ripoli, Fonaco
Government
 • Mayor Massimo Boncompagni
Area
 • Total 28.7 km2 (11.1 sq mi)
Elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,831
 • Density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
"Demonym(s) Monterchiesi
"Time zone "CET ("UTC+1)
 • Summer ("DST) "CEST ("UTC+2)
Postal code 53035
"Dialing code 0575
Saint day October 8

Monterchi is a "comune (municipality) in the "Province of Arezzo in the "Italian region "Tuscany, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of "Florence and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of "Arezzo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,844 and an area of 28.7 square kilometres (11.1 sq mi).[1]

Monterchi borders the following municipalities: "Anghiari, "Arezzo, "Citerna, "Città di Castello, "Monte Santa Maria Tiberina.

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Piero della Francesca's "Madonna del Parto. Museo della Madonna del Parto, Monterchi.

The most famous cultural attraction of Monterchi is the "fresco of the "Madonna del Parto by "Piero della Francesca, which is (after a "restoration in 1992–93) now displayed in the erstwhile primary school of the commune. Formerly it covered a wall in the "Chapel of Santa Maria di Momentana and was rediscovered (in very bad condition) in the last century.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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


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