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Bologna
Comune di Bologna
A collage o the ceety, showin the Fontana del Nettuno, the Public Library Sala Borsa, the Piazza Maggiore an an aerial view o the ceety.
A collage o the ceety, showin the Fontana del Nettuno, the Public Library Sala Borsa, the Piazza Maggiore an an aerial view o the ceety.
Coat o airms o Bologna
Coat o airms
Bologna is locatit in Italy
Bologna
Bologna
Location o Bologna in Italy
Coordinates: 44°30′27″N 11°21′5″E / 44.50750°N 11.35139°E / 44.50750; 11.35139Coordinates: 44°30′27″N 11°21′5″E / 44.50750°N 11.35139°E / 44.50750; 11.35139
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceProvince o Bologna (BO)
FrazioniFrabazza, Monte Donato, Paderno, Rigosa
Govrenment
 • MayorVirginio Merola (PD)
Area
 • Total140.7 km2 (54.3 sq mi)
Elevation
54 m (177 ft)
Population
 (31 Mairch 2011)[1]
 • Tot382,460
 • Density2,700/km2 (7,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40100
Dialin code+39051
Patron sauntSt. Petronius
Saunt dayOctober 4
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Bologna is the caipital ceety o baith the province o Bologna an the region o Emilia-Romagna, in the Po Valley o Northren Italy. The ceety lies atween the Po River an the Apennine Muntains, mair specifically, atween the Reno River an the Savena River. It is the seivent lairgest ceety in Italy in terms o population an it is the hert o a metropolitan aurie (offeecially recognizit bi the Italian govrenment as a metropolitan ceety) o aboot 1,000,000 inhabitants.

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