Among 107 cities in Italy, Florence ranks 7th in quality of life. Maybe it’s all that wine that people from Florence drink.
The population of Florence is at 375,885. That’s only 14.5% of Rome’s population, and 4.5% of New York’s.
The immigration population in Florence is at 12.7%. The top nationalities are Romanian, Albanian, Chinese, Moroccan, Filipino, Ukrainian, and Senegalese.
Some famous florentines are Dante Alighieri the poet and author of the Divine Comedy.
Filippo Brunelleschi, the architect of the Dome.
Leonardo Da Vinci the famous artist, and painter of Mona Lisa.
Michelangelo the sculptor of David.
There are approximately 8.6 million tourists every year in Florence. That is the same entire population of Chicago. 33% of the tourists are Italian and 15% are American.
There are many UNESCO World Heritage sights here. 49 to be exact. That’s more than any other country in the world. In fact, Florence’s entire historic center is a world heritage site.