|Comune di Fiorenzuola d'Arda|
The Collegiata of San Fiorenzo.
|Province / Metropolitan city||Piacenza (PC)|
|Frazioni||Baselica Duce, San Protaso, Paullo|
|• Mayor||Giovanni Compiani|
|• Total||59 km2 (23 sq mi)|
|Elevation||82 m (269 ft)|
|Population (31 December 2011)|
|• Density||260/km2 (680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||San Fiorenzo|
|Saint day||17 October|
Fiorenzuola d'Arda (Italian pronunciation: [fjorenˈtswɔːla ˈdarda]) is a city and comune in Italy in the province of Piacenza, part of the Emilia-Romagna region. Its name derives from Florentia ("prosperous" in Latin). The "d'Arda" portion refers to the River Arda which flows from the Apennines into the valley where Fiorenzuola is situated. Fiorenzuola's origins are old, dating from the first prehistorica human settlements in Italy.
- Collegiata of S Fiorenzo, built in the 14th century and remade in the late 15th/early 16th centuries. It was built above the preexisting church of Saint Bonifacio.
- Church of Beata Vergine di Caravaggio
- Oratory of Beata Vergine
- Verdi Theater
- Church of St Francis.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "article name needed". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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