Pisa (Tuscany - Italy)
Pisa 90.488 is a common coastal inhabitants, located 4 meters above sea level in the homonymous province, its territory covers an area of 185,10 sq km.
Pisa is a town in the Italian Tuscany and the capital of the province.
According to legend, it was founded by some mythical Trojan refugees from the homonymous Greek city of Pisa, a temple in the valley of the river Alpheus, in the Peloponnese.
Among the most important monuments of the city, there is the famous Piazza del Duomo, World Heritage site, the marble Cathedral built between the 1063 and 1118, Pisan Romanesque style, with the bronze door of San Ranieri of Bonanno Pisano and the pulpit by Giovanni Pisano.
In the square stands the characteristic leaning Tower, the twelfth century, 56 meters high, which acquired its characteristic tilt ten years after the beginning of its construction, now one of the most famous Italian monuments in the world.
Note the presence of at least three leaning towers: one, the best known, in Piazza del Duomo; the second consisting of the church tower of St. Nicholas Church, at the opposite end of Via Santa Maria, near the Lungarno; the third, halfway through the avenue of Piagge (located on the riverfront east of the city), is the bell tower of the church of San Michele degli Scalzi (in this case the church is pending).
Pisa hosts the most important airport in the Region, the Galileo Galilei who also has direct intercontinental flights, and is home to three of the most important universities in Italy, the University of Pisa, the Scuola Normale Superiore and the Scuola Superiore Sant 'Anna, and several research institutes.