Torrile

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Torrile
Comune
Comune di Torrile
Torrile is located in Italy
Torrile
Torrile
Location of Torrile in Italy
Coordinates: 44°55′N 10°19′E / 44.917°N 10.317°E / 44.917; 10.317Coordinates: 44°55′N 10°19′E / 44.917°N 10.317°E / 44.917; 10.317
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Parma (PR)
Frazioni Bezze, Borgazzo-Ca'Scipioni, Gainago Ariana, Quartiere Minari, Rivarolo, San Polo (municipal seat), San Siro, Sant'Andrea
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Rizzoli
Area
 • Total 37.3 km2 (14.4 sq mi)
Population (31 May 2007)[1]
 • Total 7,376
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43030
Dialing code 0521
Patron saint St. Blaise
Saint day February 3
Website Official website

Torrile is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Parma.

Overview[edit]

The municipality of Torrile contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Bezze, Borgazzo-Ca'Scipioni, Gainago Ariana, Quartiere Minari, Rivarolo, San Polo (municipal seat), San Siro, and Sant'Andrea.

Torrile borders the following municipalities: Colorno, Mezzani, Parma, Sissa, Trecasali.

In the comune is the pieve of Gainago, known from 1144. It houses important 13th-century frescoes with a Deposition, Saint and Madonna with Child. The town is also the home of Erreà, which is one of the leader sportswear producers of Italy.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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