Castel Bolognese

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Castel Bolognese
Comune
Comune di Castel Bolognese
Coat of arms of Castel Bolognese
Coat of arms
Castel Bolognese is located in Italy
Castel Bolognese
Castel Bolognese
Location of Castel Bolognese in Italy
Coordinates: 44°19′N 11°48′E / 44.317°N 11.800°E / 44.317; 11.800Coordinates: 44°19′N 11°48′E / 44.317°N 11.800°E / 44.317; 11.800
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ravenna (RA)
Frazioni Biancanigo, Borello, Campiano, Casalecchio, Pace, Serra
Area
 • Total 32.3 km2 (12.5 sq mi)
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Population (Dec. 2006)[1]
 • Total 9,025
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Demonym Castellani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48014
Dialing code 0546
Patron saint St. Petronio
Saint day Monday of Pentecost
Website Official website

Castel Bolognese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Ravenna. As of 2006, it has a population of about 9,000 inhabitants.

Castel Bolognese borders the following municipalities: Faenza, Imola, Riolo Terme, Solarolo.

Main sights[edit]

  • The Castle, built from 1389. It was destroyed in 1501 by Cesare Borgia, together with the walls. The latter were rebuilt by the Papal forces in 1504. Of the castle, today parts of the walls and a tower survive.
  • Church of San Sebastiano (1506).
  • Church of San Francesco (18th century), including a statue attributed to Jacopo della Quercia, a 15th-century wooden crucifix and paintings by G. B. Bertucci and Ferraù Fenzoni.
  • Civic Museum

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

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

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