Vigarano Mainarda

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Vigarano Mainarda
Comune
Comune di Vigarano Mainarda
Coat of arms of Vigarano Mainarda
Coat of arms
Vigarano Mainarda is located in Italy
Vigarano Mainarda
Vigarano Mainarda
Location of Vigarano Mainarda in Italy
Coordinates: 44°51′N 11°30′E / 44.850°N 11.500°E / 44.850; 11.500
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ferrara (FE)
Frazioni Borgo, Castello, Coronella (partially), Diamantina, Madonna dei Boschi (partially), Tortiola, Vigarano Pieve
Government
 • Mayor Barbara Paron
Area
 • Total 42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
 • Total 7,626
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym Vigaranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 44049
Dialing code 0532
Website Official website

Vigarano Mainarda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Bologna and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) west of Ferrara.

Vigarano Mainarda borders the following municipalities: Bondeno, Ferrara, Mirabello and Poggio Renatico.

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Vigarano is known in the astronomical community because of the Vigarano meteorite, which fell in 1910 and it is considered the prototype of a class of carbonaceous chondrites known as "CV group" (where the "V" comes from the name Vigarano).[2]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ [1] Meteoritical Bulletin Database

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