|Comune di Budrio|
|Frazioni||Armarolo, Bagnarola, Cento, Dugliolo, Maddalena di Cazzano, Mezzolara, Prunaro, Riccardina, Vedrana, Vigorso|
|• Mayor||Giulio Pierini (PD)|
|• Total||120 km2 (50 sq mi)|
|Elevation||26 m (85 ft)|
|• Density||140/km2 (370/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Lawrence|
|Saint day||August 10|
Budrio is the birthplace of Giuseppe Barilli, better known under his false name of Quirico Filopanti, a famous Italian mathematician and politician.It is also the birthplace of Zenobio, a famous comedian of the 1970s.
Budrio's area was a Roman colony, whose territory was divided between veteran legionaries. The current town was however founded in the 10th-11th centuries AD. The church of San Lorenzo was already active in 1146. In the 14th century Cardinal Gil de Albornoz rebuilt it as a castle, of which the two large towers (1376) can still be seen, while of the walls only a small section remains.
The most notable attraction are the Bentivoglio castle (16th century) and the Villa Ranuzzi Cospi at Bagnarola.
Most notably, Budrio is famous for its ocarina, a musical instrument which was developed and invented by Giuseppe Donati in 1853. However, Budrio is also the birthplace of Ettore Guizzardi, the driver of Prince Borghese's Itala and he was as such the man who instrumental in bringing home the victory in the Peking-Paris race of 1907. Also, Budrio is the hometown of Franco Zagari, the automobile historian and photographer who authored many books on the history of Ferrari, Maserati, Osca, Stanguellini, Bugatti and Mercedes and the great Italian race car driver Tazio Nuvolari. The roots of Formula One GP driver Alessandro Zanardi (also Indy car Racing Champion in the United States) are also found in Budrio, whereas Budrio is also famous for Pizzoli SPA, Italy's leading manufacturer of French fries (Patasnella and Iodi) and other potato based food products such "gnocchi" (potato dumplings) and croquettes.
- Società Corale Vincenzo Bellini di Budrio
- Radio Budrio
- History of Ocarina
- Piscine Comunale Budrio (Budrio Communal Pool)