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Budrio
Comune di Budrio
Piazza Quirico Filopanti with the town hall in the background.
Piazza Quirico Filopanti with the town hall in the background.
Location of Budrio
Budrio is located in Italy
Budrio
Budrio
Location of Budrio in Italy
Budrio is located in Emilia-Romagna
Budrio
Budrio
Budrio (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°33′N 11°32′E / 44.550°N 11.533°E / 44.550; 11.533Coordinates: 44°33′N 11°32′E / 44.550°N 11.533°E / 44.550; 11.533
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Metropolitan cityBologna (BO)
FrazioniArmarolo, Bagnarola, Cento, Dugliolo, Maddalena di Cazzano, Mezzolara, Prunaro, Riccardina, Vedrana, Vigorso
Government
 • MayorMaurizio Mazzanti
Area
 • Total120.19 km2 (46.41 sq mi)
Elevation
26 m (85 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total18,440
 • Density150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Budriesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40054
Dialing code051
Patron saintSt. Lawrence
Saint dayAugust 10
WebsiteOfficial website

Budrio (Eastern Bolognese: Bûdri) is a town and comune in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy; it is 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Bologna.

Budrio is the birthplace of Giuseppe Barilli, better known under his pseudonym of Quirico Filopanti, an Italian mathematician and politician.

History[edit]

Budrio's area was a Roman colony, whose territory was divided between veteran legionaries. The current town was however founded in the 10th-11th centuries AD. The church of San Lorenzo was already active in 1146. In the 14th century Cardinal Gil de Albornoz rebuilt it as a castle, of which the two large towers (1376) can still be seen, while of the walls only a small section remains.

Main sights[edit]

The most notable attraction are the Bentivoglio castle (16th century) and the Villa Ranuzzi Cospi at Bagnarola. The town also houses the Pinacoteca (painting gallery) Domenico Inzaghi and the churches of San Domenico del Rosario, San Lorenzo, and Santi Gervasio e Protasio.

Notable people[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

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. ^ ISTAT Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine

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