|— Comune —|
|Comune di Virgilio|
|Province||Province of Mantua (MN)|
|Frazioni||Cerese, Cappelletta, Pietole|
|• Total||31.3 km2 (12.1 sq mi)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||340/km2 ( 870/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
Virgilio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130 km southeast of Milan and about 6 km south of Mantua. As of 31 December 2004[update], it had a population of 10,524 and an area of 31.3 km².
The municipality of Virgilio contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) of Cerese, Cappelletta, and Pietole.
According to legend, the village of Andes (Pietole Vecchia), a short distance from the center of Pietole in modern Virgilio, is the birthplace of the Roman poet Publius Vergilius Maro, known in English sources as Virgil or Vergil (70 BCE – 19 BCE). Virgil is renowned for his three major works: the Eclogues (or Bucolics), the Georgics, and the Aeneid.
Demographic evolution 
- All demographics and other statistics: Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (Istat).
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