Vergato

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Vergato
Comune
Comune di Vergato
Coat of arms of Vergato
Coat of arms
Vergato is located in Italy
Vergato
Vergato
Location of Vergato in Italy
Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°7′E / 44.283°N 11.117°E / 44.283; 11.117
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Metropolitan cityBologna (BO)
FrazioniCalvenzano, Castelnuovo, Cereglio, Marano, Pieve Roffeno, Prunarolo, Riola, Susano, Tabina, Tolè,
Government
 • MayorMassimo Gnudi
Area
 • Total59.94 km2 (23.14 sq mi)
Elevation193 m (633 ft)
Population (31 December 2016)[1]
 • Total7,627
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Vergatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code40038
Dialing code051
WebsiteOfficial website

Vergato (Medial Mountain Bolognese: Vargà or Varghè) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Bologna.

Vergato borders the following municipalities: Castel d'Aiano, Gaggio Montano, Grizzana Morandi, Marzabotto, Valsamoggia, Zocca.

The town was almost entirely destroyed during the Gothic Line phase of the Italian Campaign in World War II. It is connected to Bologna by the Porrettana railway and by the Porrettana State Road.

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References[edit]

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

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