Riolo Terme

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Riolo Terme
Comune
Comune di Riolo Terme
Coat of arms of Riolo Terme
Coat of arms
Riolo Terme is located in Italy
Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme
Location of Riolo Terme in Italy
Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°44′E / 44.283°N 11.733°E / 44.283; 11.733Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°44′E / 44.283°N 11.733°E / 44.283; 11.733
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ravenna (RA)
Frazioni Borgo Rivola, Cuffiano, Isola, Mazzolano, Torranello
Area
 • Total 44.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation 98 m (322 ft)
Population (Dec. 2006)[1]
 • Total 5,556
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Demonym Riolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48025
Dialing code 0546
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day First Monday in May
Website Official website

Riolo Terme is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Ravenna.

Riolo Terme borders the following municipalities: Borgo Tossignano, Brisighella, Casola Valsenio, Castel Bolognese, Faenza, Imola.

the main attraction of the town are the termal baths. Until 1957, the town was known as Riolo dei Bagni (Riolo of the Baths).

Riolo Terme's football (Soccer) Team gained a mild spell of fame, after player Jacopo Bomber Violani headbutted a glass pane around the substitutes bench as a goal celebration. The video footage gained millions of views online and various Italian Media sources reported on the incident including Sky Sports. [2]

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