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Tuscany or Toscana

Tuscany, known as Toscana in Italian, is extended over the heart of central Italy. It is roughly triangular in shape and touches the northern part of the Tyrrhenian Sea. Situated near the central Apennines, Tuscany is surrounded by mountain ranges and few plains. Florence is the regional capital of Tuscany and also its historical center. The population of Tuscany is 3.6 million people and it has an area of 8,876 sq. miles. This region is known as the greatest repository of art in the whole world as it contains masterpieces of paintings, sculptures and architecture. Some of the important cities of Tuscany, other than Florence, are Siena, Pisa, Pistoia, Lucca, Massa, Prato, Arezzo, Grosseto and Livorno.
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