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Headquarters of: several plant nursery companies.
Birthplace of: Cino da Pistoia, Marino Marini, Mauro Bolognini, Licio Gelli, Giosuè Carducci (in nearby Valdicastello di Pietrasanta).
Famous for: the Duomo, the Battistero, the Palazzo dei Vescovi, the Giostra dell'Orso tournament, the Pistoia Blues music festival.
Leading political party: PD.

Population 90,192
Italian population 59,685,227
Ranking of the city in terms of population 56

Source: Istat, 2013

1) Wealth
Gdp per capita EUR/year, 2014

3) Consumption
Per capita expenditure in cars,
motorbikes and electronics
EUR/year, 2014

5) Exports

7) Bank deposits
Bank deposits per capita EUR

9) Entrepreneurship
Registered companies per 100 inhabitants

2) Unemployment
Unemployment rate

4) Justice system
Ratio of judgements per pending/new cases
in 2014 x 100

6) ICT diffusion
Broadband coverage (% of population)

8) Youth
Share of population under the age of 30

10) Education
N. of graduates every 1,000 people aged
between 25 and 30 in 2014
Sources: (1) Istituto Tagliacarne, (2) Istat, (3) Findomestic, (4) Ministry of Justice, (5) Prometeia, (6) Osservatorio Banda Larga, (7) Abi-Bankitalia, (8) Datagiovani, (9) Infocamere, (10) Ministry of education

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  1. Arts and Leisure

    Superarchitecture, super inventions!

    by Fulvio Irace

    On December 4, 1966, one month after the terrible flood that brought Florence to its knees, the art gallery Jolly in Pistoia inaugurated the exhibition, “Superarchitettura.” A group ...

  2. Politics

    Local elections, the center-right picked up the winning ticket

    by Roberto D'Alimonte

    24 Exclusive content for IT24

    Local elections are often a type of lottery, above all when voter turnout is especially low, as happened in Italy on Sunday. This time the winning ticket was picked up by the center-right. It governed six of 25 provincial capitals before the vote and now it will govern 16. But what counts the most is that it triumphed in some “trophy” cities: Genoa, Pistoia, and Milan’s Sesto San Giovanni. These are traditionally ...