Poggio Rusco

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Poggio Rusco
Comune di Poggio Rusco
View of the historical center in 2013, with restoration works ongoing after the 2012 earthquake.
View of the historical center in 2013, with restoration works ongoing after the 2012 earthquake.
Coat of arms of Poggio Rusco
Coat of arms
Location of Poggio Rusco
Poggio Rusco is located in Italy
Poggio Rusco
Poggio Rusco
Location of Poggio Rusco in Italy
Poggio Rusco is located in Lombardy
Poggio Rusco
Poggio Rusco
Poggio Rusco (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 44°58′40″N 11°07′10″E / 44.97778°N 11.11944°E / 44.97778; 11.11944
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceMantua (MN)
FrazioniDragoncello, Quattrocase, Segonda, Stoppiaro
Government
 • MayorFabio Zacchi
Area
 • Total42.29 km2 (16.33 sq mi)
Elevation
16 m (52 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total6,623
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Poggesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
46025
Dialing code0386
Patron saintSt.Mary
Saint dayMay 31
WebsiteOfficial website

Poggio Rusco (Lower Mantovano: Al Pòs) is a small town and comune in the Province of Mantua, whose inhabitants number 6,641 as of January 1, 2015. It is 42 kilometres (26 mi) from the provincial capital.

The town extends its territory in the south-eastern Oltrepò Mantovano, 9 kilometres (6 mi) from the Po River and just 2 kilometres (1 mi) from Province of Modena, equidistant position to important cities of Po Valley like Mantua, Verona, Ferrara, Bologna and Modena.

Transportation[edit]

State Road 12, called Abetone-Brennero, which links Po Valley with Germany, intersects the Provincial Road 496, which connects Mantua with Ferrara.

Here the Bologna-Verona-Brennero-Munich railway line meets the La Spezia-Parma-Suzzara-Poggio Rusco-Ferrara-Ravenna-Rimini line, which links the Adriatic Sea with Tyrrhenian Sea.

Twin cities[edit]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.