|Comune di Battaglia Terme|
Night view from the bridge on Canale Battaglia.
|• Mayor||Massimo Momolo|
|• Total||6 km2 (2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||11 m (36 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2010)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. James|
|Saint day||June 25|
The construction of the navigable Battaglia canal in the early 13th century brought traffic and growth to the commune which commanded a central position at the confluence of several canals in the network of barge traffic that linked Este and Padua, the Adriatic, the Lagoon of Venice and the north by means of the Brenta Canal, the canalized Bacchiglione and the Adige.
- The Selvatico palace, erected in the mid-17th century by Marchese Benedetto Selvatico, the owner of the mineral springs. The baronial castle features several thermal lakes and has been the royal residence of the Italian King Umberto II. during the first World War.
- the Castello del Catajo, a large castle-residence with internal frescoes by Giambattista Zelotti
- the Baroque Villa Emo-Capodilista, which dominates a steeply-terraced site with its dome rising over its central pediment .
- Population data from Istat