Borgonovo Val Tidone

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Borgonovo Val Tidone
Comune
Comune di Borgonovo Val Tidone
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 / Metropolitan city Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Agazzino, Bilegno, Breno, Castelnovo Val Tidone, Corano, Fabbiano, Mottaziana
Government
 • Mayor Domenico Francesconi
Area
 • Total 51.7 km2 (20.0 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (31 August 2007[1])
 • Total 7,285
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Borgonovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29011
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint Santa Maria Assunta
Saint day August 15
Website Official website

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.

Borgonovo Val Tidone borders the following municipalities: Agazzano, Castel San Giovanni, Gragnano Trebbiense, Nibbiano, 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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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