Sassuolo

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Sassuolo
Comune
Città di Sassuolo
Piazza Garibaldi
Sassuolo is located in Italy
Sassuolo
Sassuolo
Location o Sassuolo in Italy
Coordinates: 44°33′N 10°47′E / 44.550°N 10.783°E / 44.550; 10.783
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Frazioni Montegibbio, Salvarola Terme, San Michele dei Mucchietti
Government
 • Mayor Luca Caselli
Area
 • Total 38.56 km2 (14.89 sq mi)
Elevation 121 m (397 ft)
Population (30 April 2009)
 • Total 41,573
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Demonym Sassolesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41049
Diallin code 0536
Patron saunt St. George
Saunt day Aprile 23
Website Offeecial wabsteid

Sassuolo is an industrial centre o the Emilia-Romagna region o Italy. The toun staunds on the richt bank o the river Secchia some 17 km sooth-wast o Modena.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The first historical mention o the toun dates tae 980. In 1078 the consuls o Sassuolo swore lyalty tae the commune o Modena. In 1373 the ceety passed tae the Este faimily at the request o the ceetizens thairsels, who obtained the richt tae extract watter frae the river Secchia.

The toun wis a possession o the Duchy o Modena till the 19t century.

Title[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a titular Duke o Modena, the current haulder o the title o "Laird o Sassuolo" wad be Prince Lorenz o Belgium, Airchduke o Austrick-Este.

Main sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

Facciata principale del palazzo ducale di Sassuolo.JPG
Amang the main sichts in the toun is the Ducal palace of Sassuolo, designed by architect Bartolomeo Avanzini in 1634. In 1638-1656 pairt o the interiors wis frescoed bi the French Baroque painter Jean Boulanger. Angelo Michele Colonna, Agostino Mitelli, Baldassare Bianchi an Giovanni Giacomo Monti wur invitit bi Boulanger tae wirk on the palace decoration. Luca Colombi, Giovanni Lazzoni, Lattanzio Maschio, Guercino, Salvator Rosa, Ludovico Lana contributed an aw.

At the grund level is a lairge puil surroondit bi ruins, cried Il fontanazzo.

Economie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The industrial os Sassuolo growthe began in the 1950s. Presently, the ceety is the centre o Italian tile industrie an ane o the maist important in the warld. 80% o aw Italian ceramic tiles are producit here, wi mair than 300 ceramic factories operates in the Sassuolo destrict.

Famous fowk[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sport[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sassuolo is the hame toun o Serie A -side U.S. Sassuolo Calcio; it includes the stadium Stadio Enzo Ricci an aw.

Volley Sassuolo is the local volleybaw team.[1]

The Memorial Argo Manfredini tennis tournament is played in the ceety.

Teepical products[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

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