Torrile

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Torrile
Comune di Torrile
The pieve of St. John the Baptist.
The pieve of St. John the Baptist.
Location of Torrile
Torrile is located in Italy
Torrile
Torrile
Location of Torrile in Italy
Torrile is located in Emilia-Romagna
Torrile
Torrile
Torrile (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°55′N 10°19′E / 44.917°N 10.317°E / 44.917; 10.317
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceParma (PR)
FrazioniBezze, Borgazzo-Ca'Scipioni, Gainago Ariana, Quartiere Minari, Rivarolo, San Polo (municipal seat), San Siro, Sant'Andrea
Government
 • MayorAlessandro Fadda
Area
 • Total37.15 km2 (14.34 sq mi)
Elevation
32 m (105 ft)
Population
 (30 September 2016)[3]
 • Total7,741
 • Density210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Torrilesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
43030
Dialing code0521
Patron saintSt. Blaise
Saint dayFebruary 3
WebsiteOfficial website

Torrile (Parmigiano: Toril) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) north of Parma.

Torrile borders the following municipalities: Colorno, Mezzani, Parma, Sissa Trecasali.

Main sights[edit]

In the comune is the pieve of Gainago, known from 1144 and dedicated to St. John the Baptist. It houses 13th-century frescoes with a Deposition, Saint and Madonna with Child. Another sight is the Torre ("Tower") from which the commune takes its name, located in the frazione of Gainago. The patrician Villa Balduino-Serra is home to a large garden and park.

Economy[edit]

The town is home to Erreà, which is one of the leader sportswear producers of Italy.

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.

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