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Castiglione dei Pepoli
Comune di Castiglione dei Pepoli
Coat of arms of Castiglione dei Pepoli
Coat of arms
Location of Castiglione dei Pepoli
Castiglione dei Pepoli is located in Italy
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Location of Castiglione dei Pepoli in Italy
Castiglione dei Pepoli is located in Emilia-Romagna
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Castiglione dei Pepoli
Castiglione dei Pepoli (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°9′N 11°9′E / 44.150°N 11.150°E / 44.150; 11.150
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Metropolitan cityBologna (BO)
FrazioniBaragazza, Ca' di Landino, Creda, Lagaro, Rasora, Roncobilaccio, San Giacomo, Sparvo, Spianamento, Monte Baducco, Valli
Government
 • MayorMaurizio Fabbri
Area
 • Total65.76 km2 (25.39 sq mi)
Elevation
691 m (2,267 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total5,514
 • Density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40035
Dialing code0534
WebsiteOfficial website

Castiglione dei Pepoli (High Mountain Bolognese: Castión) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, located about 40 kilometres (25 miles) southwest of Bologna.

It takes its name from the Pepoli noble family of Bologna.

Asteroid 400193 Castión was named after the city by its dialectal name.[4] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 25 September 2018 (M.P.C. 111804).[5]

International relations[edit]

Castiglione dei Pepoli is twinned with:

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. ^ "400193 Castion (2006 XW60)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 17 October 2018.
  5. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 17 October 2018.

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