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Comune di Marzabotto
Marzabotto acropolis
Marzabotto acropolis
Marzabotto is locatit in Italy
Location o Marzabotto in Italy
Coordinates: 44°20′20″N 11°12′20″E / 44.33889°N 11.20556°E / 44.33889; 11.20556
Kintra Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Bologna (BO)
Frazioni see leet
 • Mayor Edoardo Masetti (syne Juin 2004)
 • Total 74 km2 (29 sq mi)
Elevation 130 m (430 ft)
Population (31 January 2010)
 • Tot 6,754
 • Density 91/km2 (240/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Marzabottesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 52100
Dialin code 051
Patron saunt Saunt Joseph an Saunt Charles
Saunt day March 19
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid

Marzabotto is a smaw toun an comune in Italian region Emilia-Romagna, pairt o the province o Bologna. It is locatit 27 kilometres (17 mi) sooth-soothwast o Bologna bi rail, an lees in the valley o the Reno. A massacre o inhabitants teuk place thare in Warld War II.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

In an belaw the grunds o the Villa Aria, close tae the ceety, are the remains o a Etruscan toun o the 5t hunderyear BC, Misa, protectit on the wast bi the muntains, on the east an sooth bi the river, which bi a chynge o course haes destroyed aboot hauf o it. The acropolis wis juist belaw the villa: here remains o temples wur foond.

The toun lay belaw the modren heich-road an wis laid oot on a rectangular plan dividit bi main streets intae aicht quairters, an these in turn intae blocks or insulae. Cemeteries wur foond on the east an north o the steid. The name o the place is unkent: it wis pairtially inhabitit later bi the Gauls, but wis no occupee'd bi the Romans.

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Marzabotto temples