Montopoli in Val d'Arno

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Montopoli in Val d'Arno
coat of arms
Montopoli in Val d'Arno (Italy)
Montopoli in Val d'Arno
Country Italy
region Tuscany
province Pisa  (PI)
Coordinates 43 ° 40 '  N , 10 ° 45'  E Coordinates: 43 ° 40 '28 "  N , 10 ° 45' 2"  E
height 98  m slm
surface 29.89 km²
Residents 11,193 (Dec 31, 2019)
Population density 374 inhabitants / km²
Post Code 56020
prefix 0571
ISTAT number 050022
Popular name Montopolesi
Patron saint Santo Stefano and Giovanni Evangelista ( December 26th and 27th )
Website Montopoli in Val d'Arno
Montopoli in Val d'Arno
Montopoli in Val d'Arno

Montopoli in Val d'Arno is an Italian commune with 11,193 inhabitants (as of December 31, 2019) in the province of Pisa in the Tuscany region .


Location of Montopoli in Val d'Arno in the province of Pisa

The community extends over approx. 30 km². It is located approx. 45 km west of the regional capital Florence and 30 km east of the provincial capital Pisa in the climatic classification of Italian communities in Zone D, 1714 GR / G. Some districts are on the Arno .

The districts include Capanne, Castel del Bosco, Marti and San Romano.

The neighboring communities are Castelfranco di Sotto , Palaia , Pontedera , San Miniato and Santa Maria a Monte .

Santa Maria a Monte Castelfranco di Sotto Castelfranco di Sotto - San Miniato
Pontedera Montopoli in Val d'Arno San Miniato
Palaia Palaia Palaia - San Miniato


In Montopoli traces of the Etruscans from the 3rd century BC were found. Chr. Found. After that, the place was probably inhabited by the Romans . The place was first mentioned in documents in 1017. Until 1162 the place was under the bishop of Lucca , then it was taken over by Pisa. In 1222 the place was conquered by Florence and returned to Lucca, but already fifteen years later it was again taken by Pisa. Further wars for the place sparked until Montopoli voluntarily submitted to Florence on July 12, 1349. With this it became part of the Duchy of Tuscany , went through the Napoleonic occupation and became part of the unified Italy .


  • Conservatorio di Santa Marta , a church built around 1598, contains the works Resurrezione di Lazzaro by Lodovico Cardi Il Cigoli and Madonna con le anime del Purgatorio by Santi di Tito .
  • Oratorio di San Sebastiano , oratorio completed in 1507 and named after St. Sebastian .
  • Palazzo dell'Antica Cancelleria , palazzo built in the 15th century .
  • Palazzo del Vescovo e del Podestà , palazzo built in the 13th century.
  • Pieve di Santa Maria Novella in the district Marti, 1332 built Pieve . Contains the fresco San Pietro che risana lo storpio by Matteo Rosselli .


Community partnerships

Memorial plaque on Isidoro Falchi's house

sons and daughters of the town


Web links

Commons : Montopoli in Val d'Arno  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Statistiche demografiche ISTAT. Monthly population statistics of the Istituto Nazionale di Statistica , as of December 31 of 2019.
  2. Website of the Agenzia nazionale per le nuove tecnologie, l'energia e lo sviluppo economico sostenibile (ENEA), accessed on November 17, 2012 (Italian) (PDF; 330 kB)
  3. Official website of ISTAT (Istituto Nazionale di Statistica) on 2001 population figures in the province of Pisa, accessed on November 17, 2012 (Italian)
  4. Official website of the municipality of Montopoli in Val d'Arno ( Memento of the original from February 3, 2010 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link has been inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. , accessed on March 21, 2010 (Italian) @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /