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Tuscany's capital, Florence, with its powerful Medici family, was the cradle of Renaissance in the 14th century. In addition to the great beauty of its countryside and its famous wines (Brunello di Montalcino and Sassicaia above all), it boasts charming cities like Siena, Lucca, Arezzo, Livorno, Pisa and many others. Scooter maker Piaggio and fashion houses Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo are based in the region. Matteo Renzi was mayor of Florence before becoming Italy's prime minister in 2014.

Population 3,692,828
Italian population 59,685,227
Ranking of the region in terms of population 9

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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