Asola, Lombardy

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Asola

Àsula  (Lombard)
Città di Asola
Asola cattedrale di S. Andrea.jpg
Coat of arms of Asola
Coat of arms
Location of Asola
Asola is located in Italy
Asola
Asola
Location of Asola in Italy
Asola is located in Lombardy
Asola
Asola
Asola (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°13′N 10°25′E / 45.217°N 10.417°E / 45.217; 10.417Coordinates: 45°13′N 10°25′E / 45.217°N 10.417°E / 45.217; 10.417
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceMantua (MN)
FrazioniBarchi, Castelnuovo, Gazzuoli, San Pietro, Sorbara
Government
 • MayorRaffaele Favalli
Area
 • Total73.48 km2 (28.37 sq mi)
Elevation
42 m (138 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total10,069
 • Density140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Asolani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46041
Dialing code0376
WebsiteOfficial website

Asola (Upper Mantovano: Àsula) is a comune in the province of Mantua, Lombardy (northern Italy). It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree of October 23, 1951.

In 1516, when it was part of the Republic of Venice, it was unsuccessfully besieged by the troops of the Austrian Maximilian I. The event is portrayed in a painting by Tintoretto, The Siege of Asola.

The local civic museum is titled Museo Civico Goffredo Bellini.

Twin towns[edit]



  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.