Sant'Agata Feltria

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Sant'Agata Feltria
Comune di Sant'Agata Feltria
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Coat of arms of Sant'Agata Feltria
Coat of arms
Location of Sant'Agata Feltria
Sant'Agata Feltria is located in Italy
Sant'Agata Feltria
Sant'Agata Feltria
Location of Sant'Agata Feltria in Italy
Sant'Agata Feltria is located in Emilia-Romagna
Sant'Agata Feltria
Sant'Agata Feltria
Sant'Agata Feltria (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 43°52′N 12°13′E / 43.867°N 12.217°E / 43.867; 12.217Coordinates: 43°52′N 12°13′E / 43.867°N 12.217°E / 43.867; 12.217
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceRimini (RN)
FrazioniBotticella, Palazzo, Pereto, Petrella Guidi, Poggio Scavolo, Rivolpaio, Rocca Pratiffi, Romagnano, Rosciano, San Donato, Sapigno, Tramonto, Ugrigno
Government
 • MayorGoffredo Polidori
Area
 • Total79.2 km2 (30.6 sq mi)
Elevation
606 m (1,988 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2005)[3]
 • Total2,349
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Santagatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
61019
Dialing code0541
Patron saintSt. Agatha
Saint dayFebruary 5
WebsiteOfficial website

Sant'Agata Feltria (Romagnol: Sant'Êgta) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 125 kilometres (78 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) south of Rimini.

Overview[edit]

It is home to a large fortress (Fortilizio), designed, among the others, by Francesco di Giorgio Martini

History[edit]

After the referendum of 17 and 18 December 2006, Sant'Agata Feltria was detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Rimini on 15 August 2009.[4][5]

References[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.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ (in Italian) Article about the legislation Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ (in Italian) Article on "il Resto del Carlino"

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