Castiglione dei Pepoli

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Castiglione dei Pepoli
Comune di Castiglione dei Pepoli
Coat of arms of Castiglione dei Pepoli
Coat of arms
Castiglione dei Pepoli is located in Italy
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Location of Castiglione dei Pepoli in Italy
Coordinates: 44°9′N 11°9′E / 44.150°N 11.150°E / 44.150; 11.150
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Metropolitan city Bologna (BO)
Frazioni Baragazza, Ca' di Landino, Creda, Lagaro, Rasora, Roncobilaccio, San Giacomo, Sparvo, Spianamento, Monte Baducco, Valli
 • Mayor Maurizio Fabbri
 • Total 65.76 km2 (25.39 sq mi)
Elevation 691 m (2,267 ft)
Population (30 June 2017)[1]
 • Total 5,505
 • Density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 40035
Dialing code 0534
Website Official website

Castiglione dei Pepoli (High Mountain Bolognese: Castión) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of Bologna.

It takes its name from the Pepoli noble family of Bologna.

Asteroid 400193 Castión was named after the city by its dialectal name.[2] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 25 September 2018 (M.P.C. 111804).[3]

International relations[edit]

Castiglione dei Pepoli is twinned with:


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "400193 Castion (2006 XW60)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

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