Luzzara

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Luzzara
Comune di Luzzara
Coat of arms of Luzzara
Coat of arms
Location of Luzzara
Luzzara is located in Italy
Luzzara
Luzzara
Location of Luzzara in Italy
Luzzara is located in Emilia-Romagna
Luzzara
Luzzara
Luzzara (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°58′N 10°41′E / 44.967°N 10.683°E / 44.967; 10.683Coordinates: 44°58′N 10°41′E / 44.967°N 10.683°E / 44.967; 10.683
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceReggio Emilia (RE)
Frazionisee list
Government
 • MayorAndrea Costa
Area
 • Total39 km2 (15 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
(31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total9,132
 • Density230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Luzzaresi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
42045
Dialing code0522
Patron saintSt. George
Saint dayMarch 19
WebsiteOfficial website

Luzzara (Guastallese: Lüsèra) is a comune in the province of Reggio Emilia, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. It is located at the northern end of the province, on the right bank of the river Po.

Luzzara is the birthplace of the composer Maurizio Cazzati and film director and writer Cesare Zavattini. It is also the place where an important battle in the Spanish War of Succession was fought on 15 August 1702. See Battle of Luzzara.

Frazioni[edit]

Arginello, Bacchiellino, Borgo Po, Buca Bertona, Cantone, Casoni, Codisotto, Corghe, Cugini, Delfina, Negre, San Carlo, Vergari Alti, Vergari Bassi, Villa Superiore, Villarotta.

Bounding communes[edit]

Population history[edit]

Year Population
1861 7,511
1871 7,731
1881 7,719
1901 9,280
1911 9,785
1921 10,379
1931 10,087
1936 9,946
1951 9,738
1961 8,579
1971 8,122
1981 8,023
1991 7,949
2001 8,517
2011 9,232

References[edit]

  1. ^ ISTAT Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine.

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