Pistoia is located in central-northern Italy, in the region of Tuscany. Florence is the regional capital of Tuscany.
The Ombrone river has its source in the Apennine Mountains at north of Pistoia and flows through areas surrounding the western side of the city.
Pistoia is bordered at north by the Apennine Moutains with beautiful woods and famous ski areas.
Pistoia borders the provinces of Bologna and Modena (both in the Emilia Romagna region), Prato, Firenze and Lucca.
The province of Pistoia covers an area of 965 km2.