Borgonovo Val Tidone
|Borgonovo Val Tidone|
|Comune di Borgonovo Val Tidone|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Piacenza (PC)|
|Frazioni||Agazzino, Bilegno, Breno, Castelnovo Val Tidone, Corano, Fabbiano, Mottaziana|
|• Mayor||Domenico Francesconi|
|• Total||51.7 km2 (20.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||114 m (374 ft)|
|Population (31 August 2007)|
|• Density||140/km2 (360/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Santa Maria Assunta|
|Saint day||August 15|
Borgonovo Val Tidone (Piacentine dialect: Burgnöv) 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.
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.
- Francesco Alberoni (born 1929), a sociologist, journalist, and professor of sociology, was chairman of RAI, the national Italian broadcaster, from 2002 to 2005.
- Matteo Corradini (born 1975), writer
- Flaviano Labò (1927–1991), operatic tenor
- Mario Morini (born May 1940), hospitality entrepreneur
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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