Castelvetro di Modena

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Castelvetro di Modena
Comune
Comune di Castelvetro di Modena
Panoramic view by night
Panoramic view by night
Coat of arms of Castelvetro di Modena
Coat of arms
Castelvetro within the Province of Modena
Castelvetro within the Province of Modena
Castelvetro di Modena is located in Italy
Castelvetro di Modena
Castelvetro di Modena
Location of Castelvetro di Modena in Italy
Coordinates: 44°30′N 10°57′E / 44.500°N 10.950°E / 44.500; 10.950Coordinates: 44°30′N 10°57′E / 44.500°N 10.950°E / 44.500; 10.950
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Modena (MO)
Frazioni Ca' di Sola, Ca' Gatti, Ca' Montanari, Casa Re, Levizzano Rangone, Madonna di Puianello, Sant'Eusebio, Settecani, Solignano Nuovo
Government
 • Mayor Fabio Franceschini
Area
 • Total 49.7 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
Elevation 122 m (400 ft)
Population (31 July 2015)[1]
 • Total 11,188
 • Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castelvetresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41014
Dialing code 059
Patron saint Sts. Tenesio and Teopompo
Saint day May 21
Website Official website

Castelvetro di Modena is a town and comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) west of Bologna and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) south of Modena.

Geography[edit]

The municipality borders with Castelnuovo Rangone, Formigine, Maranello, Marano sul Panaro, Spilamberto, Serramazzoni and Vignola.[2] It counts the hamlets (frazioni) of Ca' di Sola, Ca' Gatti, Ca' Montanari, Casa Re, Levizzano Rangone, Madonna di Puianello, Sant'Eusebio, Settecani and Solignano Nuovo.

Main sights[edit]

  • Six medieval towers in the historic center
  • Sanctuary of Puianello
  • Castle of Levizzano Rangone
  • Oratory of St Michael, also at Levizzano Rangone
  • Santi Senesio e Teopompo - church rebuilt in 1907 in neo-gothic style

Gallery[edit]

The clock tower 
The castle of Levizzano 

Personalities[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ 43208 (x a j h) Castelvetro di Modena on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Castelvetro di Modena at Wikimedia Commons