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Reggio Emilia
Comune
Comune di Reggio nell'Emilia
Piazza San Prospero in Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia is located in Italy
Reggio Emilia
Reggio Emilia
Location o Reggio Emilia in Italy
Coordinates: 44°42′N 10°38′E / 44.700°N 10.633°E / 44.700; 10.633[1]
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Reggio Emilia (RE)
Frazioni see leet
Government
 • Mayor Graziano Delrio (PD)
Area
 • Total 231 km2 (89 sq mi)
Elevation 58 m (190 ft)
Population (31 May 2013)[2]
 • Total 173,013
 • Density 750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym Reggiani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 42121-42122-42123-42124
Diallin code 0522
Patron saunt San Prospero
Saunt day 24 November
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Reggio Emilia (Emilian: Rèz, Laitin: Regium Lepidi) is a ceety in northren Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. It haes aboot 170,000 inhabitants[1] an is the main comune (municipality) o the Province o Reggio Emilia.

The toun is referred tae bi its mair offeecial name o Reggio nell'Emilia Aboot this soond listen . The inhabitants o Reggio nell'Emilia (cried Reggiani) uisually caw their toun bi the simple name o Reggio. In some auncient maps the toun is namit Reggio di Lombardia an aw.

The auld toun haes an hexagonal form, which derives frae the auncient waws, an the main biggins are frae the 16t-17t centuries. The commune's territory is totally on a plain, crossed bi the Crostolo stream.

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Reggio Emilia is twinned with:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on 16 Dec 2012. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  2. Population data from Istat
  3. Council of Europe (2011 [last update]). "Intercultural city: Reggio Emilia, Italy". coe.int. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  4. "Eurotowns". 
  5. "Oraşe înfrăţite (Twin cities of Minsk) [via WaybackMachine.com]" (in Romanian). Primăria Municipiului Chişinău. Archived from the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 2013-07-21. 
  6. "Fort Worth Sister Cities The world is ready. The time is now.". fwsistercities.org. Retrieved 17 February 2010. 
  7. "Kragujevac City Partners". © 2008 Information service of Kragujevac City. Retrieved 2008-10-27.