Pegognaga

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Pegognaga
Comune
Comune di Pegognaga
Coat of arms of Pegognaga
Coat of arms
Pegognaga is located in Italy
Pegognaga
Pegognaga
Location of Pegognaga in Italy
Coordinates: 45°0′N 10°51′E / 45.000°N 10.850°E / 45.000; 10.850Coordinates: 45°0′N 10°51′E / 45.000°N 10.850°E / 45.000; 10.850
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Mantua (MN)
Frazioni Galvagnina, Polesine, Sacca
Government
 • Mayor Dimitri Melli
Area
 • Total 46.69 km2 (18.03 sq mi)
Elevation 22 m (72 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 7,218
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym Pegognaghesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 46020
Dialing code 0376
Patron saint St. Lawrence
Saint day August 10
Website Official website

Pegognaga is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 140 kilometres (87 mi) southeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Mantua.

History[edit]

The name may come from the Latin Pecunius, a Roman aristocrat who, in the 1st century AD founded a little agricultural village. It also might be connected to the word pecunia, which in Latin means money, richness, referring to the lands of that place that could offer profitable harvests.

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