Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as the birthplace of the Renaissance and has been home to many figures influential in the history of art and science, and contain well-known museums such as the Uffizi and the Pitti Palace. Tuscany produces wines, including Chianti, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Morellino di Scansano and Brunello di Montalcino. Having a strong linguistic and cultural identity, it is sometimes considered "a nation within a nation". Seven Tuscan localities have been designated World Heritage Sites: the historic centre of Florence (1982); the historical centre of Siena (1995); the square of the Cathedral of Pisa (1987); the historical centre of San Gimignano (1990); the historical centre of Pienza (1996); the Val d'Orcia (2004), and Medici Villas and Gardens (2013). Tuscany has over 120 protected nature reserves, making Tuscany and its capital Florence popular tourist destinations that attract millions of tourists every year.
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AREZZO
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SAN GIMIGNANO
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PISA AND LUCCA
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  • Something about our region: Tuscany
    Capital: Firenze
    President: Enrico Rossi (Italian Democratic Party)
    Area: 22,993 km2 (8,878 sq mi)
    Population (2010): 3,679,027
    Density: 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
    Citizenship: Italian 90%; Albanian: 1%
    GDP/ Nominal: €106.1 billion (2008)
    GDP/Per capita: €28,500[3] (2008)

    Website: www.regione.toscana.it