Portomaggiore

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Portomaggiore
Comune
Comune di Portomaggiore
A snow-covered alley in Portomaggiore.
A snow-covered alley in Portomaggiore.
Coat of arms of Portomaggiore
Coat of arms
Portomaggiore is located in Italy
Portomaggiore
Portomaggiore
Location of Portomaggiore in Italy
Coordinates: 44°42′N 11°48′E / 44.700°N 11.800°E / 44.700; 11.800
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ferrara (FE)
Frazioni Gambulaga, Maiero, Portorotta, Portoverrara, Quartiere, Ripapersico, Runco, Sandolo
Government
 • Mayor Gian Paolo Barbieri
Area
 • Total 126 km2 (49 sq mi)
Elevation 2 m (7 ft)
Population (31 December 2007)
 • Total 12,272
 • Density 97/km2 (250/sq mi)
Demonym Portuensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 44015
Dialing code 0532
Patron saint St. Charles Borromeo
Website Official website

Portomaggiore is a town and comune in the province of Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. Davide Santon was born here. Marcella Tonioli, an Italian compound archer was also born there

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Main sights[edit]

The main attraction of the comune is the Delizia del Verginese, in the frazione of Gambulaga, a castle-residence built by Duke Alfonso I d'Este in the early 16th century.

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