Badia Polesine

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Badia Polesine
Comune di Badia Polesine
Part of Vangadizza Abbey in the centre of Badia Polesine.
Part of Vangadizza Abbey in the centre of Badia Polesine.
Badia Polesine is located in Italy
Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine
Location of Badia Polesine in Italy
Coordinates: 45°6′N 11°30′E / 45.100°N 11.500°E / 45.100; 11.500
ProvinceRovigo (RO)
FrazioniBarchetta, Bovazecchino-Serraglio, Ca' Bulgaron, Colombano, Crocetta, Fornaci, Masetti, Nezzo, Orti, Rosta, Salvaterra, Villa d'Adige, Villa Fora
 • MayorGiovanni Rossi
 • Total44.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation11 m (36 ft)
Population (1 April 2012)[1]
 • Total10,878
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code45021
Dialing code0425
WebsiteOfficial website

Badia Polesine is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 70 kilometres (43 miles) southwest of Venice and about 25 kilometres (16 miles) west of Rovigo. It is part of the upper Polesine, and is bounded by the Adige river, which separates the communal territory from the province of Padua.

Badia Polesine borders the following municipalities: Canda, Castagnaro, Castelbaldo, Giacciano con Baruchella, Lendinara, Masi, Piacenza d'Adige, Terrazzo, Trecenta. The main sight is the abbey of Vangadizza.

The town has a station on the Verona-Legnago-Rovigo railroad. It can be reached by road through the SS343 Transpolesana national road and the A31 motorway.

Twin towns[edit]

Badia Polesine is twinned with:


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

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