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Greve in Chianti

Greve in City Chianti of the Tuscany, province of Florence. It rises on the left of the Greve river. The lived one, risen on the ruins of a castle destroyed in the 1325 from Castruccio Castracani, is developed around to a porticata asymmetric public square, on which the church of Croce Saint shows oneself. It is center trades them and agricultural, specialized in the wine production and of the oil. Inhabitants (grevigiani): 11.139 (1996).

Castellina in Chianti

Castellina in City Chianti of the Tuscany centers them, in province of Siena. It is situated in the heart of the region of the Chianti. Its name must to the defensive nature of the village, from XIII the century leaves of a system of centers fortifies to you that it made head Florence. It was main outpost of the Alloy of the Chianti. The Castle, restored in 1927, is today center of the town hall; it walls medieval still conserve an interesting seminterrato communication trench. They embellish to the center some rinascimentali palaces, like those of the Bianciardi and Segni-Straccali. The cure of the vineyards and the production of the Chianti are the main agroindustrial activities. It is also holiday and tourism center. Inhabitants (castellinesi): 2.508 (1996).

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