Rocca San Casciano

Rocca San Casciano is a comune (municipality) in the Province o Forlì-Cesena in the Italian region o Emilia-Romagna, locatit aboot 60 km sootheast o Bologna an aboot 25 km soothwast o Forlì.

Rocca San Casciano
Comune di Rocca San Casciano
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Rocca San Casciano is located in Italy
Rocca San Casciano
Rocca San Casciano
Location o Rocca San Casciano in Italy
Coordinates: 44°4′N 11°51′E / 44.067°N 11.850°E / 44.067; 11.850
KintraItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceForlì-Cesena (FC)
FrazioniCampomaggio, Casanova
Govrenment
 • MayorRosaria Tassinari
Area
 • Total50.19 km2 (19.38 sq mi)
Elevation
210 m (690 ft)
Population
 (2008)[1]
 • Total2,095
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Rocchigiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47017
Dialin code0543
Patron sauntSaunt Cassian o Imola
Saunt dayAugust 13
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid

GeografieEedit

Rocca San Casciano borders the follaein municipalities: Dovadola, Galeata, Modigliana, Portico e San Benedetto, Predappio, Premilcuore an Tredozio.

Festa del FalòEedit

Rocca San Casciano is popular in the aurie for its Festa dei Falò ("Bonfires Feast"), which is believit tae oreeginate frae Celtic Pagan rites. It is documentit that bonfires hae been lit near the Montone River iver syne the 12t century; later the event became associatit wi St. Joseph's Day (Mairch 19).

ReferencesEedit

  1. Aw demografics an ither statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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