San Giorgio di Mantova

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San Giorgio di Mantova
Comune
Comune di San Giorgio di Mantova
Coat of arms of San Giorgio di Mantova
Coat of arms
San Giorgio di Mantova is located in Italy
San Giorgio di Mantova
San Giorgio di Mantova
Location of San Giorgio di Mantova in Italy
Coordinates: 45°10′N 10°50′E / 45.167°N 10.833°E / 45.167; 10.833
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceMantua (MN)
FrazioniCaselle, Casette, Ghisiolo, Mottella (municipality seat), Tripoli, Villanova De Bellis, Villanova Maiardina
Government
 • MayorDamiano Vicovaro
Area
 • Total24.5 km2 (9.5 sq mi)
Elevation21 m (69 ft)
Population (31 December 2009[1])
 • Total9,383
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sangiorgini
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code46030
Dialing code0376
Patron saintSt. George Martyr
Saint dayApril 23
WebsiteOfficial website

San Giorgio di Mantova (Mantovano: San Sòrs) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) east of Milan and about 3 kilometres (2 mi) east of Mantua.

The municipality of San Giorgio di Mantova contains the frazioni of Caselle, Casette, Ghisiolo, Mottella (which is the municipality seat), Tripoli, Villanova De Bellis, and Villanova Maiardina. The commune's name refers to an older borough which, during the Napoleonic Wars, was destroyed to make room to fortifications defending Mantua.

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  1. ^ Data from Istat

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