Fiorano Modenese

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Fiorano Modenese
Comune
Comune di Fiorano Modenese
Sanctuary of Beata Vergine del Castello.
Sanctuary of Beata Vergine del Castello.
Coat of arms of Fiorano Modenese
Coat of arms
Fiorano Modenese is located in Italy
Fiorano Modenese
Fiorano Modenese
Location of Fiorano Modenese in Italy
Coordinates: 44°32′N 10°49′E / 44.533°N 10.817°E / 44.533; 10.817
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Pistoni
Area
 • Total 26.4 km2 (10.2 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 17,041
 • Density 650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Fioranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41042
Dialing code 0536
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day September 8
Website Official website

Fiorano Modenese is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Bologna and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Modena. Neighboring municipalities are Formigine, Sassuolo, Serramazzoni, Maranello.

Ferrari's private testing track, the Fiorano Circuit is located on the border with Maranello.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle of Spezzano
  • Sanctuary of the Beata Vergine del Castello
  • Parish church of San Giovanni Battista
  • The ancient oratory of San Rocco
  • Museum of Ceramic
  • Church of S. Lorenzo
  • Salse of Nirano
  • Theater Astoria
  • Villas: Villa Campori, Villa Pace, Villa Guastalla, Villa Coccapani, Villa Cuoghi, Villa Messori.

Districts[edit]

The municipality of Fiorano Modenese is divided on 4 districts: Fiorano Modenese, Spezzano, Ubersetto and Nirano.

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Source: comune of Fiorano Modenese

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