Savignano sul Rubicone

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Savignano sul Rubicone
Comune di Savignano sul Rubicone
Pieve di San Giovanni in Compito
Pieve di San Giovanni in Compito
Coat of arms of Savignano sul Rubicone
Coat of arms
Savignano sul Rubicone is located in Italy
Savignano sul Rubicone
Savignano sul Rubicone
Location of Savignano sul Rubicone in Italy
Coordinates: 44°6′N 12°24′E / 44.100°N 12.400°E / 44.100; 12.400Coordinates: 44°6′N 12°24′E / 44.100°N 12.400°E / 44.100; 12.400
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Forlì-Cesena (FC)
Frazioni Capanni, Fiumicino, Savignano a Mare
 • Mayor Elena Battistini
 • Total 23.2 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Population (28 February 2009)[1]
 • Total 16,991
 • Density 730/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Savignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47039
Dialing code 0541
Website Official website

Savignano sul Rubicone is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Forlì.

The comune takes its name from the Rubicon, famous for Julius Caesar's historic crossing. A combination of natural and man-made changes caused the original Rubicon to change course repeatedly since then. For centuries the exact location of the original river was unknown. In 1991, the Fiumicino, a river which crosses Savignano sul Rubicone, was identified as the most likely location for the original Rubicon. Prior to that the region was called Savignano di Romagna.[2]

Twin towns[edit]


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ Savignano sul Rubicone

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