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Loiano
Comune di Loiano
Loiano Astronomical Observatory.
Loiano Astronomical Observatory.
Location of Loiano
Loiano is located in Italy
Loiano
Loiano
Location of Loiano in Italy
Loiano is located in Emilia-Romagna
Loiano
Loiano
Loiano (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°16′N 11°19′E / 44.267°N 11.317°E / 44.267; 11.317Coordinates: 44°16′N 11°19′E / 44.267°N 11.317°E / 44.267; 11.317
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Metropolitan cityBologna (BO)
FrazioniAnconella, Barbarolo, Bibulano, La Guarda, Quinzano, Roncastaldo, Sabbioni, Scanello, Scascoli
Government
 • MayorPatrizia Carpani
Area
 • Total52.41 km2 (20.24 sq mi)
Elevation
714 m (2,343 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total4,288
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Loianesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40050
Dialing code051
WebsiteOfficial website

Loiano (Medial Mountain Bolognese: Lujèn [luˈjɛŋ]; City Bolognese: Lujàn) is a town and comune of Metropolitan City of Bologna in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy in the Tusco-Emilian Apennines at 714 metres (2,343 ft) above sea level. Highway SS 65 connects it to Bologna, 35 kilometres (22 mi) to the north, and Florence, 73 kilometres (45 mi) to the south.

It is the site of the astronomical observatory of the University of Bologna, named for the astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini.

At Val Sicura, within the territory of the commune, a shooting range founded in 1889 remains active.

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 from the Italian statistical institute (Istat)

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