Pianello Val Tidone

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Pianello Val Tidone
Comune
Comune di Pianello Val Tidone
Town hall.
Town hall.
Pianello Val Tidone is located in Italy
Pianello Val Tidone
Pianello Val Tidone
Location of Pianello Val Tidone in Italy
Coordinates: 44°57′N 9°24′E / 44.950°N 9.400°E / 44.950; 9.400Coordinates: 44°57′N 9°24′E / 44.950°N 9.400°E / 44.950; 9.400
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Arcello, Azzano, Cà del Diavolo, Casa Bruciata, Casanova, Case Comaschi, Case Gazzoli, Case Gramonti, Case Rebuffi, Chiarone, Fontanese, Fravica, Gabbiano, Gadignano, Morago, Pradaglia, Rocca d'Olgisio, Rocca Pulzana, Santa Giustina, Vaie, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Gianpaolo Fornasari
Area
 • Total 36.29 km2 (14.01 sq mi)
Elevation 192 m (630 ft)
Population (30 September 2014)[1]
 • Total 2,256
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Pianellesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 29010
Dialing code 0523
Website Official website

Pianello Val Tidone (Piacentino: Pianél) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Piacenza.

Pianello Val Tidone borders the following municipalities: Agazzano, Alta Val Tidone, Borgonovo Val Tidone, Piozzano.

Main sights[edit]

Sights include:

  • Municipal Castle (Rocca)
  • Rocca d'Olgisio, a castle originally built on a spur outside the town in the 9th century and used by the Dal verme family of lords and condottieri.
  • Church of San Maurizio and San Colombano (1250, enlarged in 1377)
  • Archaeological Museum of Val Tidone

Culture[edit]

Pianello Val Tidone yearly hosts the Val Tidone International Music Events,[2] with international instrumental and composition competitions.

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Website of the Val Tidone International Music Events