Reggio Emilia

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Reggio Emilia
Comune di Reggio nell'Emilia
Piazza San Prospero in Reggio Emilia
Piazza San Prospero in Reggio Emilia
Coat of airms o Reggio Emilia
Coat airms
Reggio Emilia is locatit 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]
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceReggio Emilia (RE)
Frazionisee leet
Govrenment
 • MayorGraziano Delrio (PD)
Area
 • Total231 km2 (89 sq mi)
Elevation
58 m (190 ft)
Population
 (31 May 2013)[2]
 • Total173,013
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Reggiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
42121-42122-42123-42124
Dialin code0522
Patron sauntSan Prospero
Saunt day24 November
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Reggio Emilia (Emilian: Rèz, Laitin: Regium Lepidi) is a ceety in northren Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. It haes aboot 170,000 indwallers[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 soondlisten . The indwallers o Reggio nell'Emilia (cried Reggiani) uisually caw thair 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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Twin touns - sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Reggio Emilia is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "The World Gazetteer". Archived frae the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 23 Februar 2007.
  2. Population data from Istat
  3. Council of Europe (2011 [last update]). "Intercultural city: Reggio Emilia, Italy". coe.int. Retrieved 22 May 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)
  4. "Eurotowns".
  5. "Oraşe înfrăţite (Twin cities of Minsk) [via WaybackMachine.com]" (in Romanian). Primăria Municipiului Chişinău. Archived frae the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 21 Julie 2013.CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  6. "Fort Worth Sister Cities The world is ready. The time is now". fwsistercities.org. Retrieved 17 Februar 2010.
  7. "Kragujevac City Partners". © 2008 Information service of Kragujevac City. Retrieved 27 October 2008.