Monticelli d'Ongina

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Monticelli d'Ongina
Comune
Comune di Monticelli d'Ongina
Coat of arms of Monticelli d'Ongina
Coat of arms
Monticelli d'Ongina is located in Italy
Monticelli d'Ongina
Monticelli d'Ongina
Location of Monticelli d'Ongina in Italy
Coordinates: 45°5′N 9°56′E / 45.083°N 9.933°E / 45.083; 9.933
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Borgonovo, Fogarole, Isola Serafini, Olza, San Nazzaro, San Pietro in Corte
Government
 • Mayor Sergio Montanari
Area
 • Total 46.4 km2 (17.9 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (30 November 2017)[1]
 • Total 5,290
 • Density 110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Monticellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29010
Dialing code 0523
Website Official website

Monticelli d'Ongina (Piacentino: Muntṡéi IPA: [muŋtˈzeːi]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Piacenza.

Monticelli d'Ongina borders the following municipalities: Caorso, Castelnuovo Bocca d'Adda, Castelvetro Piacentino, Cremona, Crotta d'Adda, San Pietro in Cerro, Spinadesco, Villanova sull'Arda.

Sights include the rocca (a 15th century fortress built by Rolando Pallavicino), now housing an ethnographical museum, and the Abbey Basilica.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Population data from ISTAT