Langhirano

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Langhirano
Comune
Comune di Langhirano
Coat of arms of Langhirano
Coat of arms
Langhirano is located in Italy
Langhirano
Langhirano
Location of Langhirano in Italy
Coordinates: 44°37′N 10°16′E / 44.617°N 10.267°E / 44.617; 10.267Coordinates: 44°37′N 10°16′E / 44.617°N 10.267°E / 44.617; 10.267
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Parma (PR)
Frazioni Antesica, Arola, Berzola, Calicella, Casatico, Case Manfredelli, Case Ughi, Cattabiano, Costa di Castrignano, Cozzano, Fontana, Goiano, Il Chioso, Manzano, Mattaleto, Pastorello, Pilastro, Pranello, Querceto, Quinzano, Riano, Sodina, Strognano, Tabbiano, Tordenaso, Torrechiara, Valle di Castrignano, Vidiana, Villaggio Pineta
Government
 • Mayor Stefano Bovis
Area
 • Total 70.8 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
Elevation 265 m (869 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 9,232
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym Langhiranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43013
Dialing code 0521
Patron saint St. James
Saint day July 25
Website Official website

Langhirano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Parma.

Langhirano borders the following municipalities: Calestano, Corniglio, Felino, Lesignano de' Bagni, Neviano degli Arduini, Parma, Tizzano Val Parma.

Its most striking feature is the castle of Torrechiara. The town is also known as a major production centre for the Prosciutto di Parma.

Langhirano was the childhood home of soprano Renata Tebaldi, who is buried there.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Langhirano is twinned with:

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]