Pavullo nel Frignano

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Pavullo nel Frignano
Comune
Comune di Pavullo nel Frignano
Montecuccoli's Castle
Montecuccoli's Castle
Coat of arms of Pavullo nel Frignano
Coat of arms
Pavullo nel Frignano is located in Italy
Pavullo nel Frignano
Pavullo nel Frignano
Location of Pavullo nel Frignano in Italy
Coordinates: 44°20′N 10°50′E / 44.333°N 10.833°E / 44.333; 10.833
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Frazioni Benedello, Camatta, Castagneto, Coscogno, Crocette, Frassineti, Gaiato, Iddiano, Miceno, Montebonello, Montecuccolo, Monteobizzo, Montorso, Monzone, Niviano, Olina, Querciagrossa, Renno, Sant'Antonio, Sassoguidano, Verica
Government
 • Mayor Romano Canovi
Area
 • Total 144.07 km2 (55.63 sq mi)
Elevation 682 m (2,238 ft)
Population (31 August 2009)[1]
 • Total 17,167
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym Pavullesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41026
Dialing code 0536
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Website Official website

Pavullo nel Frignano is a town and comune in the province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, in the Modenese Apeninnes. It is home to the medieval Castle of Montecuccolo, birthplace of the 17th century condottiero Raimondo Montecuccoli, and of the pieve of San Giovanni Battista di Renno (8th-9th century AD).

Economy is mostly based on agriculture. The 2006 World Cup winning Italian footballer Luca Toni was born in Pavullo nel Frignano.

The airport Pavullo nel Frignano Airport is in the commune.

Sources[edit]

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