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|Comune di Formigine|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Modena (MO)|
|Frazioni||Casinalbo, Colombaro, Corlo, Magreta|
|• Mayor||Maria Costi|
|• Total||46.98 km2 (18.14 sq mi)|
|Elevation||82 m (269 ft)|
|Population (31 August 2005)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||St. Bartholomew|
|Saint day||24 August|
Formigine originates from the foundation of its castle in 1201 by the Commune of Modena, as a defence against Bologna, Modena's traditional enemy. In 1395 Niccolò III d'Este gave it in fiefdom to Marco Pio, lord of Carpi.
- Medieval castle (thirteenth century)in the Town centre.
- Villa Gandini, in the 'Park of the Resistance' Via San Antonio (now housing the public library)
- Hermit Enrico's house (now museum)
- San Bartolomeo Church in the Town centre opposite the Castle.
- Andrea da Formigine (circa 1485 - 1559), Italian architect of the Renaissance period, active mainly in Bologna.
- Cristian Zaccardo, World Cup-winning footballer
- Riccardo Riccò, cyclist
- "The World Gazetteer". Retrieved 2007-02-23.
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