Sant'Agata Feltria

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Sant'Agata Feltria
Comune
Comune di Sant'Agata Feltria
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Coat of arms of Sant'Agata Feltria
Coat of arms
Sant'Agata Feltria is located in Italy
Sant'Agata Feltria
Sant'Agata Feltria
Location of Sant'Agata Feltria in Italy
Coordinates: 43°52′N 12°13′E / 43.867°N 12.217°E / 43.867; 12.217Coordinates: 43°52′N 12°13′E / 43.867°N 12.217°E / 43.867; 12.217
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Rimini (RN)
Frazioni Botticella, Palazzo, Pereto, Petrella Guidi, Poggio Scavolo, Rivolpaio, Rocca Pratiffi, Romagnano, Rosciano, San Donato, Sapigno, Tramonto, Ugrigno
Government
 • Mayor Goffredo Polidori
Area
 • Total 79.2 km2 (30.6 sq mi)
Elevation 606 m (1,988 ft)
Population (31 December 2005)[1]
 • Total 2,349
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Demonym Santagatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 61019
Dialing code 0541
Patron saint St. Agatha
Saint day February 5
Website Official website

Sant'Agata Feltria is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 125 kilometres (78 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Rimini.

Overview[edit]

It is home to a large fortress (Fortilizio), designed, among the others, by Francesco di Giorgio Martini

History[edit]

After the referendum of 17 and 18 December 2006, Sant'Agata Feltria was detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Rimini on 15 August 2009.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ (Italian) Article about the legislation
  3. ^ (Italian) Article on "il Resto del Carlino"

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