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For the town in the province of Padua, see Galliera Veneta.
Comune di Galliera
Coat of arms of Galliera
Coat of arms
Galliera is located in Italy
Location of Galliera in Italy
Coordinates: 44°45′N 11°24′E / 44.750°N 11.400°E / 44.750; 11.400
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Bologna (BO)
Frazioni Galliera, San Venanzio
 • Mayor Teresa Vergnana
 • Total 37.16 km2 (14.35 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total 5,555
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gallierini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 40015
Dialing code 051
Patron saint Beata Vergine del Carmine
Saint day July 16
Website Official website

Galliera is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Bologna.

Galliera borders the following municipalities: Malalbergo, Pieve di Cento, Poggio Renatico, San Pietro in Casale, Sant'Agostino.

Josephine of Leuchtenberg (later Queen of Norway and Sweden) was made Duchess of Galliera at age 6 by Napoleon I in 1813.


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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