Gossolengo

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Gossolengo
Comune
Comune di Gossolengo
Coat of arms of Gossolengo
Coat of arms
Gossolengo is located in Italy
Gossolengo
Gossolengo
Location of Gossolengo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°37′E / 45.000°N 9.617°E / 45.000; 9.617Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°37′E / 45.000°N 9.617°E / 45.000; 9.617
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Caratta, Quarto, Settima
Area
 • Total 31.5 km2 (12.2 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 4,197
 • Density 130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29020
Dialing code 0523

Gossolengo (Piacentino: Uslëing) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Piacenza, in the valley of the Trebbia river.

Gossolengo borders the following municipalities: Gazzola, Gragnano Trebbiense, Piacenza, Podenzano, Rivergaro.

The area's economy is traditionally based on agriculture, thought the vicinity to Piacenza has boosted a considerable industrial and construction boom in recent times.

The Etruscan artifact dubbed "Liver of Piacenza" was found in the nearby in 1877.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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