Borgonovo Val Tidone

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Borgonovo Val Tidone
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
Borgonovo Val Tidone is located in Italy
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Borgonovo Val Tidone
Location of Borgonovo Val Tidone in Italy
Coordinates: 45°1′N 9°27′E / 45.017°N 9.450°E / 45.017; 9.450
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Agazzino, Bilegno, Breno, Castelnovo Val Tidone, Corano, Fabbiano, Mottaziana
 • Mayor Pietro Mazzocchi
 • Total 51.22 km2 (19.78 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (30 April 2017[1])
 • Total 7,904
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Borgonovesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 29011
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint Assumption of Mary
Saint day August 15
Website Official 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.



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

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