Marcaria

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Marcaria
Comune
Comune di Marcaria
Marcaria-Chiesa parrocchiale.jpg
Coat of arms of Marcaria
Coat of arms
Marcaria is located in Italy
Marcaria
Marcaria
Location of Marcaria in Italy
Coordinates: 45°7′N 10°32′E / 45.117°N 10.533°E / 45.117; 10.533
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Mantua (MN)
Frazioni Campitello, Canicossa, Casatico, Casazze, Cesole, Cimbriolo, Gabbiana, Ospitaletto Mantovano, Pilastro, San Michele in Bosco
Government
 • Mayor Carlo Orlandini
Area
 • Total 89.6 km2 (34.6 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2004[1])
 • Total 7,071
 • Density 79/km2 (200/sq mi)
Demonym Marcariesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46010
Dialing code 0376
Website Official website

Marcaria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 110 kilometres (68 mi) southeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Mantua.

Marcaria borders the following municipalities: Acquanegra sul Chiese, Borgoforte, Bozzolo, Castellucchio, Curtatone, Gazoldo degli Ippoliti, Gazzuolo, Redondesco, San Martino dall'Argine, Viadana.

The Renaissance writer Baldassarre Castiglione was born at Casatico in 1478.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (Istat).

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