Borgonovo Val Tidone

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Borgonovo Val Tidone

Burgnöv  (Emilian)
Comune di Borgonovo Val Tidone
The Rocca (castle), the current town hall.
The Rocca (castle), the current town hall.
Coat of arms of Borgonovo Val Tidone
Coat of arms
Location of Borgonovo Val Tidone
Borgonovo Val Tidone is located in Italy
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Location of Borgonovo Val Tidone in Italy
Borgonovo Val Tidone is located in Emilia-Romagna
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Borgonovo Val Tidone (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 45°1′N 9°27′E / 45.017°N 9.450°E / 45.017; 9.450
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvincePiacenza (PC)
FrazioniAgazzino, Bilegno, Breno, Castelnovo Val Tidone, Corano, Fabbiano, Mottaziana
Government
 • MayorPietro Mazzocchi
Area
 • Total51.22 km2 (19.78 sq mi)
Elevation
114 m (374 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017[2])[3]
 • Total7,904
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Borgonovesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
29011
Dialing code0523
Patron saintAssumption of Mary
Saint dayAugust 15
WebsiteOfficial website

Borgonovo Val Tidone (Piacentino: Burgnöv, IPA: [burgˈnøːv] or [burgˈnoːv]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Piacenza.

Borgonovo Val Tidone borders the following municipalities: Agazzano, Alta Val Tidone, Castel San Giovanni, Gragnano Trebbiense, Pianello Val Tidone, Rottofreno, Sarmato, Ziano Piacentino.

The frazione of Bilegno was the birthplace of the luthier Giovambattista Guadagnini. The town was founded in 1196 by the commune of Piacenza as a fortified outpost with a rectangular plan. This Rocca is now the town hall.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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