Quattro Castella

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Quattro Castella
Comune
Comune di Quattro Castella
Entrance to Quattro Castella
Entrance to Quattro Castella
Quattro Castella is located in Italy
Quattro Castella
Quattro Castella
Location of Quattro Castella in Italy
Coordinates: 44°38′N 10°28′E / 44.633°N 10.467°E / 44.633; 10.467Coordinates: 44°38′N 10°28′E / 44.633°N 10.467°E / 44.633; 10.467
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Reggio Emilia (RE)
Frazioni Bedogno, Bosco, Braglie, Ca'Fornace, Calinzano, Casa Valle, Forche, La Fornace, Mangallana, Montecavolo, Orologia, Pamperduto, Piazza Navona, Puianello, Roncolo, Rubbianino, Salvarano, Scampate, Selvarola
Government
 • Mayor Andrea Tagliavini
Area
 • Total 46.1 km2 (17.8 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 12,098
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Castellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 42020
Dialing code 0522
Patron saint St. Antoninus
Saint day September 17
Website Official website

Quattro Castella is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Reggio Emilia in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) west of Bologna and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southwest of Reggio Emilia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 12,098 and an area of 46.1 square kilometres (17.8 sq mi).[1]

Quattro Castella borders the following municipalities: Albinea, Bibbiano, Reggio Emilia, San Polo d'Enza, Vezzano sul Crostolo.

Two of its churches include Sant'Antonino Martire in town; and the Oratory of the Madonna della Battaglia outside of the town.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Twin towns[edit]

Quattro Castella is twinned with:

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]