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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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