Polesella

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Polesella
Comune di Polesella
Town hall.
Town hall.
Coat of arms of Polesella
Coat of arms
Location of Polesella
Polesella is located in Italy
Polesella
Polesella
Location of Polesella in Italy
Polesella is located in Veneto
Polesella
Polesella
Polesella (Veneto)
Coordinates: 44°58′N 11°45′E / 44.967°N 11.750°E / 44.967; 11.750
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceRovigo (RO)
FrazioniRaccano
Government
 • MayorLeonardo Raito
Area
 • Total16.6 km2 (6.4 sq mi)
Elevation
6 m (20 ft)
Population
(1 December 2011)[1]
 • Total4,192
 • Density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
45038
Dialing code0425

Polesella is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 70 kilometres (43 miles) southwest of Venice and about 11 km (7 mi) south of Rovigo.

Polesella borders the following municipalities: Arquà Polesine, Bosaro, Canaro, Frassinelle Polesine, Guarda Veneta, Ro.

In 1509 it was the location of the homonymous battle between the Venetian fleet and the troops of Ferrara. The town is home to the Palazzo Grimani, a 16th-century patrician residence attributed to Vincenzo Scamozzi and the Villa Morosini (16th–17th centuries).

Twin towns[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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