Portico e San Benedetto

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Portico e San Benedetto
Comune
Comune di Portico e San Benedetto
Ponte della Maestà at Portico di Romagna.
Ponte della Maestà at Portico di Romagna.
Coat of arms of Portico e San Benedetto
Coat of arms
Portico e San Benedetto is located in Italy
Portico e San Benedetto
Portico e San Benedetto
Location of Portico e San Benedetto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°2′N 11°47′E / 44.033°N 11.783°E / 44.033; 11.783
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Forlì-Cesena (FC)
Government
 • Mayor Mirko Betti
Area
 • Total 60.8 km2 (23.5 sq mi)
Elevation 456 m (1,496 ft)
Population (Dec. 2008)
 • Total 802
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47010
Dialing code 0543
Website Official website

Portico e San Benedetto (Romagnolo dialect: Pôrtic e San Bandet) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southeast of Bologna.

It is formed by three main distinct settlements:

  • Portico di Romagna, 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Forlì.
  • San Benedetto in Alpe, 48 kilometres (30 mi) from Forlì.
  • Bocconi, midway the two former localities.

Main sights[edit]

In Portico di Romagna:

At San Benedetto in Alpe are the Acquacheta water fall, also described by Dante, and the Monastery of St. Benedict, of medieval origins.

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