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florence is a metropolis with a circular and a regular plan which is divided in:Santa Maria NovellaSan GiovanniSanta CroceSanto SpiritoThis city has an historical, artistic, economic and administrative function and it´s the center of the motropolitan area of La Toscana


Environmental problemsEnvironmental problems are: air pollution from industrial emissions such as sulfur dioxide, coast and land rivers are polluted by industrial effluent. Acid rain damages lakes because of inadequate industrial waste treatmentNatural forests are drastically reduced because of human activity.

Florence lies in a basin among the Senese Clavey Hills. The Arno river and three other minor rivers flow througt it. Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence. It is the most populous city in Tuscany, with approximately 370,000 inhabitants, expanding to over 2.5 million in the metropolitan area. It's population density is 3.708,19 inhabitants per kilometer square.Florence is famous for its history. it is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions.The historic centre of Florence attracts millions of tourists each year. Due to Florence's artistic and architectural heritage, it has been ranked as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and the city is noted for its history, culture, Renaissance art , architecture and monuments.



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