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.

Reggio Emilia
Comune di Reggio nell'Emilia
Piazza San Prospero in Reggio Emilia
Piazza San Prospero in Reggio Emilia
Coat o airms o Reggio Emilia
Coat o 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]
ProvinceReggio Emilia (RE)
Frazionisee leet
 • MayorGraziano Delrio (PD)
 • Total231 km2 (89 sq mi)
58 m (190 ft)
 (31 May 2013)[2]
 • Tot173,013
 • Density750/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialin code0522
Patron sauntSan Prospero
Saunt day24 November
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

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.

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns - sister ceetiesEedit

Reggio Emilia is twinned wi:


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  2. Population data from Istat
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