Brisighella

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Brisighella
Comune
Comune di Brisighella
Brisighella is located in Italy
Brisighella
Brisighella
Location o Brisighella in Italy
Coordinates: 44°13′N 11°46′E / 44.217°N 11.767°E / 44.217; 11.767
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Ravenna (RA)
Frazioni Boesimo, Casale, Castellina, Croce Daniele, Fognano, Fornazzano, La Strada, Marzeno, Monteromano, Pietramora, Purocielo, Rontana, San Cassiano, San Martino in Gattara, Urbiano, Villa San Giorgio in Vezzano, Zattaglia
Government
 • Mayor Davide Missiroli
Area
 • Total 194.3 km2 (75.0 sq mi)
Elevation 115 m (377 ft)
Population (30 June 2011)[1]
 • Total 7,809
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym Brisighellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 48013
Diallin code 0546
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Brisighella is a comune (municipality) in the province o Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Brisighella borders the follaein municipalities: Casola Valsenio, Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Faenza, Forlì, Marradi, Modigliana, Palazzuolo sul Senio, Riolo Terme. It oreeginates frae a rocca castle ordered bi Maghinardo Pagani an later expandit bi Francesco Manfredi, laird o Faenza.

It is the birthplace o Dino Monduzzi (1922—2006), a cardinal o the Roman Catholic Kirk.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Via del Borgo or Via degli Asini ("Donkeys' Road"), an elevated road mostly covered by airches o different teeps.
  • Kirk o the Osservanza (1520). Its interior hooses a Madonna wi Bairn an Saunts paintit bi Marco Palmezzano
  • Pieve (rural kirk) o S. Giovanni in Ottavo (11t century)
  • Rocca (castle), built in 1228. It haes several cylindrical touers, the tawest o which wis addit in 1503.
  • Sanctuar o Monticino (18t century)
  • Torre dell'Orologio ("Clock Touer"), rebuilt in the 19t century abuin a pre-existin defensive structur.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

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