Novafeltria

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Novafeltria
Comune
Comune di Novafeltria
Town Hall.
Town Hall.
Coat of arms of Novafeltria
Coat of arms
Novafeltria is located in Italy
Novafeltria
Novafeltria
Location of Novafeltria in Italy
Coordinates: 43°54′N 12°17′E / 43.900°N 12.283°E / 43.900; 12.283
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Rimini (RN)
Frazioni Libiano, Perticara, Sartiano, Secchiano Marecchia, Torricella
Government
 • Mayor Lorenzo Marani
Area
 • Total 41.8 km2 (16.1 sq mi)
Elevation 275 m (902 ft)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 7,258
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Demonym Novafeltriesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61015
Dialing code 0541
Patron saint Sts. Peter and Paul
Saint day June 29
Website Official website

Novafeltria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna.

Geography[edit]

The town is located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of Rimini. It is the main center of the Montefeltro traditional region. It is located on the Marecchia river.

History[edit]

Until 1941 it was known as Mercatino Marecchia. The current Town Hall was the 17th century residence of Counts of Segni from Bologna.

After the referendum of 17 and 18 December 2006, Novafeltria was detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Rimini on 15 August 2009.[2][3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ (Italian) Article about the legislation
  3. ^ (Italian) Article on "il Resto del Carlino"

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