Luzzara

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Luzzara
Comune
Comune di Luzzara
Coat of arms of Luzzara
Coat of arms
Luzzara is located in Italy
Luzzara
Luzzara
Location of Luzzara in Italy
Coordinates: 44°58′N 10°41′E / 44.967°N 10.683°E / 44.967; 10.683Coordinates: 44°58′N 10°41′E / 44.967°N 10.683°E / 44.967; 10.683
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Reggio Emilia (RE)
Frazioni see list
Government
 • Mayor Stefano Donelli (since April 5, 2005)
Area
 • Total 39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (December 31, 2011)[1]
 • Total 9,232
 • Density 240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym Luzzaresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 42045
Dialing code 0522
Patron saint St. George
Saint day March 19
Website Official website

Luzzara is a comune in the province of Reggio Emilia, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It is located at the northern end of the province, on the right bank of the river Po.

Luzzara is the birthplace of the famous film director and writer Cesare Zavattini. It is also the place where an important battle in the Spanish War of Succession was fought on 15 August 1702. See Battle of Luzzara.

Frazioni[edit]

Arginello, Bacchiellino, Borgo Po, Buca Bertona, Cantone, Casoni, Codisotto, Corghe, Cugini, Delfina, Negre, San Carlo, Vergari Alti, Vergari Bassi, Villa Superiore, Villarotta.

Bounding communes[edit]

Population history[edit]

Year Population
1861 7,511
1871 7,731
1881 7,719
1901 9,280
1911 9,785
1921 10,379
1931 10,087
1936 9,946
1951 9,738
1961 8,579
1971 8,122
1981 8,023
1991 7,949
2001 8,517
2011 9,232

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