Mesola is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Bologna and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Ferrara. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,331 and an area of 84.2 square kilometres (32.5 sq mi).
Mesola borders the following municipalities: Ariano nel Polesine, Berra, Codigoro, Goro.
One of the landmarks in the town is the Castle of Mesola, mainly used as a hunting lodge by the Este dynasty. It now houses the civic library and the Museum of the Wood and Deer of Mesola.
- ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- ^ Ferrara Terra e Acqua website, entry on castle.