|Comune di Mesola|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Province of Ferrara (FE)|
|• Total||85 km2 (33 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1 m (3 ft)|
|Population (30 April 2009)|
|• Density||85/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
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).
One of the landmarks in the town is the Castle of Mesola, built between 1578 and 1583, 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.