Codigoro

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For the Italian wine grape variety also known a Codigoro, see Fortana.
Codigoro
Comune
Comune di Codigoro
View of the Pomposa Abbey.
View of the Pomposa Abbey.
Coat of arms of Codigoro
Coat of arms
Codigoro is located in Italy
Codigoro
Codigoro
Location of Codigoro in Italy
Coordinates: 44°50′N 12°7′E / 44.833°N 12.117°E / 44.833; 12.117
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ferrara (FE)
Frazioni Caprile, Italba, Mezzogoro, Pomposa, Pontelangorino, Pontemaodino, Torbiera, Volano
Government
 • Mayor Rita Cinti Luciani
Area
 • Total 169.8 km2 (65.6 sq mi)
Elevation 4 m (13 ft)
Population (30 April 2008)[1]
 • Total 12,681
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Demonym Codigoresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 44021
Dialing code 0533
Patron saint St. Martin
Saint day 11 November
Website Official website

Codigoro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Bologna and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) east of Ferrara.

Main sights[edit]

  • Abbey of Pomposa (9th century)
  • Bishop's Palace, restored in Venetian style in 1732
  • Finance Tower (18th century)
  • Memorial to WWI Soldier, by Codigoro sculptor Mario Sarto

References[edit]

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

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