Badia Polesine

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Badia Polesine
Comune
Comune di Badia Polesine
Part of Vangadizza Abbey in the centre of Badia Polesine.
Part of Vangadizza Abbey in the centre of Badia Polesine.
Badia Polesine is located in Italy
Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine
Location of Badia Polesine in Italy
Coordinates: 45°6′N 11°30′E / 45.100°N 11.500°E / 45.100; 11.500
Country Italy
Region Veneto
Province Rovigo (RO)
Frazioni Barchetta, Bovazecchino-Serraglio, Ca' Bulgaron, Colombano, Crocetta, Fornaci, Masetti, Nezzo, Orti, Rosta, Salvaterra, Villa d'Adige, Villa Fora
Government
 • Mayor Gastone Fantato
Area
 • Total 44.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation 11 m (36 ft)
Population (1 April 2012)[1]
 • Total 10,878
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym Badiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 45021
Dialing code 0425
Website Official website

Badia Polesine is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 70 kilometres (43 miles) southwest of Venice and about 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of Rovigo. It is part of the upper Polesine, and is bounded by the Adige river, which separates the communal territory from the province of Padua.

Badia Polesine borders the following municipalities: Canda, Castagnaro, Castelbaldo, Giacciano con Baruchella, Lendinara, Masi, Piacenza d'Adige, Terrazzo, Trecenta. The main sight is the Abbey of Vangadizza.

The town has a station on the Verona-Legnago-Rovigo railroad. It can be reached by road through the SS343 Transpolesana national road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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