Florence is situated in a sort of a large basin shaped like an amphitheatre between three hills: Careggi on the north, Fiesole on the north-east , and Settignano Bellosguardo and Poggio Imperiale in the east and south.
The city is traversed by the Arno river which divides the city in two areas: upper Valdarno upper and lower Valdarno.
Frazioni: Galluzzo, Settignano, Piagge, Brozzi, Gavinana, Isolotto, Trespiano, Legnaia, Soffiano, Ponte in Greve, Rovezzano, Novoli, Careggi, Peretola, Sollicciano, Rifredi, San Frediano, Oltrarno.
Nearby towns: Bagno a Ripoli, Campi Bisenzio, Fiesole, Impruneta, Scandicci, Sesto Fiorentino.
Zip code: 50100
Dialing code: 055
Land registry code: D612
Patron: St. John the Baptist
Day: June 24th
Florence has a temperate continental climate, summer is very hot and torrid, due to the lack of a prevailing wind , while the winter is cold and wet .Precipitations are particularly frequent in spring and autumn.