Serramazzoni

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Serramazzoni
Comune
Comune di Serramazzoni
Coat of arms of Serramazzoni
Coat of arms
Serramazzoni is located in Italy
Serramazzoni
Serramazzoni
Location of Serramazzoni in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′N 10°48′E / 44.417°N 10.800°E / 44.417; 10.800Coordinates: 44°25′N 10°48′E / 44.417°N 10.800°E / 44.417; 10.800
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Government
 • Mayor Sabina Fornari (removed from her office), now the mayor's role is covered by a Prefect Commissioner
Area
 • Total 93.4 km2 (36.1 sq mi)
Elevation 791 m (2,595 ft)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 7,960
 • Density 85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Demonym Serramazzonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41028
Dialing code 0536
Patron saint Blessed Virgin of the Rosary
Saint day May 8
Website Official website

Serramazzoni is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) west of Bologna and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southwest of Modena.

Serramazzoni borders the following municipalities: Fiorano Modenese, Maranello, Marano sul Panaro, Pavullo nel Frignano, Polinago, Prignano sulla Secchia, Sassuolo.

History[edit]

The first historical mention of Serramazzoni dates to 1327, when it was called Serra de Legorzano.

Main sights[edit]

  • Falls of Rio delle Borre
  • Via Vandelli
  • Sasso delle Streghe
  • Salsa della Cintora
  • Falls of Bucamante
  • National Museum of Antic Rose

Districts[edit]

Serramazzoni is divided into the districts: Faeto, Ligorzano, Monfestino, Montagnana, Pazzano, Pompeano, Rocca Santa Maria, Riccò, San Dalmazio, Selva, Stella, Valle, Varana.

Famous people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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