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The Rocca castle in the nearby Montefiorino.
The Rocca castle in the nearby Montefiorino.
Coordinates: 44°21′04″N 10°34′15″E / 44.35111°N 10.57083°E / 44.35111; 10.57083
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena
Comune Montefiorino
 • Total 8 km2 (3 sq mi)
Elevation 700 m (2,300 ft)
Population (2001[1])
 • Winter 250 individuals in town - 400 individuals in its frazione
 • Summer 500 individuals in town - 1,000 individuals in its frazione
Demonym(s) farnetani
Postcode 41045
Area code(s) 0536
Telephone +0039 0536
Website comune.montefiorino.mo.it

Farneta is a town and frazione of the comune of Montefiorino, Italy, located in the Apennines of the province of Modena.

Located between the two hamlets of Gusciola (c. 2 km distant) and Romanoro (c. 7 km), the town in subdivided in four divisions: I Boschi, Il Monte, Il Castello and La Chiesa that since the Middle Ages battle themselves in the so-called "district games".

In the 1980s Farneta was the destination of numerous Italian comedians, musicians and players used to bring their show in town to amuse its local residents.


  1. ^ 2001 Census of the province of Modena-rough estimate calculated in regarding to,

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