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.
Location of Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine is located in Italy
Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine
Location of Badia Polesine in Italy
Badia Polesine is located in Veneto
Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine
Badia Polesine (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°6′N 11°30′E / 45.100°N 11.500°E / 45.100; 11.500
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceRovigo (RO)
FrazioniBarchetta, Bovazecchino-Serraglio, Ca' Bulgaron, Colombano, Crocetta, Fornaci, Masetti, Nezzo, Orti, Rosta, Salvaterra, Villa d'Adige, Villa Fora
Government
 • MayorGiovanni Rossi
Area
 • Total44.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation
11 m (36 ft)
Population
 (1 April 2012)[3]
 • Total10,878
 • Density240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Badiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
45021
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:

References[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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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