Castello di Serravalle

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Castello di Serravalle
Comune
Comune di Castello di Serravalle
Coat of arms of Castello di Serravalle
Coat of arms
Castello di Serravalle is located in Italy
Castello di Serravalle
Castello di Serravalle
Location of Castello di Serravalle in Italy
Coordinates: 44°26′N 11°4′E / 44.433°N 11.067°E / 44.433; 11.067
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Bologna (BO)
Frazioni Bersagliera, Castelletto, Fagnano, Mercatello, Ponzano - Maiola, Rio Cà de' Fabbri, Sant'Apollinare, Tiola, Zappolino
Government
 • Mayor Milena Zanna
Area
 • Total 39.2 km2 (15.1 sq mi)
Elevation 182 m (597 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 4,902
 • Density 130/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym Serravallesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40050
Dialing code 051
Patron saint Saint Apollinaris
Saint day July 23
Website Official website

Castello di Serravalle is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Bologna.

Castello di Serravalle borders the following municipalities: Guiglia, Monte San Pietro, Monteveglio, Savignano sul Panaro, Savigno, Zocca.

The frazione of Zappolino in the Middle Ages was the location of a battle between the communes of Modena and Bologna.

Main sights[edit]

  • 13th century rocca (castle)
  • Baroque church of St. Apollinaris
  • Medieval palace at Cuzzano
  • Regional park of the Abbey of Monteveglio

References[edit]

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

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