Vigolzone

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Vigolzone
Comune
Comune di Vigolzone
Vigolzone is located in Italy
Vigolzone
Vigolzone
Location of Vigolzone in Italy
Coordinates: 44°55′N 9°40′E / 44.917°N 9.667°E / 44.917; 9.667Coordinates: 44°55′N 9°40′E / 44.917°N 9.667°E / 44.917; 9.667
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Province of Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Grazzano Visconti, Cabina, Borgo di Sotto, Villò, Albarola, Carmiano, Bicchignano, Veano
Area
 • Total 42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 151 m (495 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,773
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Demonym Vigolzonesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29020
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint St. John the Baptist
Saint day June 24
Website Official website

Vigolzone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Piacenza. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,773 and an area of 42.3 square kilometres (16.3 sq mi).[1]

Vigolzone borders the following municipalities: Bettola, Podenzano, Ponte dell'Olio, Rivergaro, San Giorgio Piacentino, Travo.

In the early 20th century, the frazione of Grazzano received the name Visconti when Giuseppe Visconti, father of the filmmaker Luchino, restored the medieval castle built there by Gian Galeazzo Visconti.

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References[edit]

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

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