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Comune di Cotignola
Cotignola is located in Italy
Location o Cotignola in Italy
Coordinates: 44°23′N 11°56′E / 44.383°N 11.933°E / 44.383; 11.933
ProvinceRavenna (RA)
FrazioniBarbiano, Budrio, San Severo di Cotignola, Cassanigo, Zagonara
 • MayorAntonio Pezzi
 • Total35.0 km2 (13.5 sq mi)
19 m (62 ft)
 (31 December 2010)[1]
 • Total7,414
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Diallin code0545
Patron sauntSt. Stephen
Saunt dayDecember 26
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Cotignola is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, locatit aboot 50 km sootheast o Bologna an aboot 20 km wast o Ravenna.

Cotignola wis the birthplace o the 15t century condottiero Muzio Attendolo, whose faimily Sforza) later ruled Milan, Pesaro an ither seigniories in Italy. The other condottiero Alberico da Barbiano wis born in the frazione o Barbiano.

Cotignola borders the follaein municipalities: Bagnacavallo, Bagnara di Romagna, Faenza, Lugo, Solarolo. It is mentioned for the first time in 919 (as Cotoniola) an wis later the fief o the coonts o Cunio, who haed a castle in Barbiano. In the 15t century it wis ruled bi the Sforza, then bi the Este an, frae 1598, it wis pairt o the Papal States.

Durin the late stages o Warld War II, Cotignola was near the front line over the Senio river. 80% o the urban biggins wur destroyed bi the Alleed bombins, wi some 270 civilian casualties.

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

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