San Giorgio di Mantova

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San Giorgio di Mantova
Comune
Comune di San Giorgio di Mantova
Coat of arms of San Giorgio di Mantova
Coat of arms
San Giorgio di Mantova is located in Italy
San Giorgio di Mantova
San Giorgio di Mantova
Location of San Giorgio di Mantova in Italy
Coordinates: 45°10′N 10°50′E / 45.167°N 10.833°E / 45.167; 10.833
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Mantua (MN)
Frazioni Caselle, Casette, Ghisiolo, Mottella (municipality seat), Tripoli, Villanova De Bellis, Villanova Maiardina
Government
 • Mayor Damiano Vicovaro
Area
 • Total 24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation 21 m (69 ft)
Population (31 December 2009[1])
 • Total 9,383
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Demonym Sangiorgini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46030
Dialing code 0376
Patron saint St. George Martyr
Saint day April 23
Website Official website

San Giorgio di Mantova is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) east of Milan and about 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of Mantua.

The municipality of San Giorgio di Mantova contains the frazioni of Caselle, Casette, Ghisiolo, Mottella (which is the municipality seat), Tripoli, Villanova De Bellis, and Villanova Maiardina. The commune's name refers to an older borough which, during the Napoleonic Wars, was destroyed to make room to fortifications defending Mantua.

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  1. ^ Data from Istat

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