Brisighella is a comune (municipality) in the province o Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Brisighella
Comune di Brisighella
Brisighella is locatit in Italy
Brisighella
Brisighella
Location o Brisighella in Italy
Coordinates: 44°13′N 11°46′E / 44.217°N 11.767°E / 44.217; 11.767
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceRavenna (RA)
FrazioniBoesimo, Casale, Castellina, Croce Daniele, Fognano, Fornazzano, La Strada, Marzeno, Monteromano, Pietramora, Purocielo, Rontana, San Cassiano, San Martino in Gattara, Urbiano, Villa San Giorgio in Vezzano, Zattaglia
Govrenment
 • MayorDavide Missiroli
Area
 • Total194.3 km2 (75.0 sq mi)
Elevation
115 m (377 ft)
Population
 (30 June 2011)[1]
 • Total7,809
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Brisighellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48013
Dialin code0546
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

Brisighella borders the follaein municipalities: Casola Valsenio, Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, Faenza, Forlì, Marradi, Modigliana, Palazzuolo sul Senio, Riolo Terme. It oreeginates frae a rocca castle ordered bi Maghinardo Pagani an later expandit bi Francesco Manfredi, laird o Faenza.

It is the birthplace o Dino Monduzzi (1922—2006), a cardinal o the Roman Catholic Kirk.

Main sichtsEedit

  • Via del Borgo or Via degli Asini ("Donkeys' Road"), an elevated road mostly covered by airches o different teeps.
  • Kirk o the Osservanza (1520). Its interior hooses a Madonna wi Bairn an Saunts paintit bi Marco Palmezzano
  • Pieve (rural kirk) o S. Giovanni in Ottavo (11t century)
  • Rocca (castle), built in 1228. It haes several cylindrical touers, the tawest o which wis addit in 1503.
  • Sanctuar o Monticino (18t century)
  • Torre dell'Orologio ("Clock Touer"), rebuilt in the 19t century abuin a pre-existin defensive structur.

ReferencesEedit

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

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