Finale Emilia (Finalese: Al Finàl; Modenese: Al Finèl) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena, in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Modena.
|Comune di Finale Emilia|
|Frazioni||Massa Finalese, Canaletto, Reno Finalese, Casumaro|
|• Mayor||Sandro Palazzi|
|• Total||105.13 km2 (40.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||15 m (49 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (380/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Saint Zeno of Verona|
|Saint day||8 September|
Finale was struck by an earthquake on 20 May 2012, which destroyed or damaged several historical structures, such as the Torre dei Modenesi (a clock tower), and most of both the local castle and cathedral.
- Torre dei Modenesi (remains)
- Castello delle Rocche, also known as Rocca Estense, built in 1402 by will of Niccolò III of Este, marquis of Ferrara. It has a quadrangular plan with for towers and a central keep (originally built by Boniface III of Tuscany in medieval times). It is currently under restoration after the 2012 earthquake.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.