Gossolengo (Piacentino: Uslëing [usˈləi̯g] or Urslëing) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 150 kilometres (93 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) southwest of Piacenza, in the valley of the Trebbia river.

Gossolengo
Comune di Gossolengo
Coat of arms of Gossolengo
Location of Gossolengo
Gossolengo is located in Italy
Gossolengo
Gossolengo
Location of Gossolengo in Italy
Gossolengo is located in Emilia-Romagna
Gossolengo
Gossolengo
Gossolengo (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°37′E / 45.000°N 9.617°E / 45.000; 9.617Coordinates: 45°0′N 9°37′E / 45.000°N 9.617°E / 45.000; 9.617
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvincePiacenza (PC)
FrazioniCaratta, Quarto, Settima
Area
 • Total31.5 km2 (12.2 sq mi)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[3]
 • Total4,197
 • Density130/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
29020
Dialing code0523

Gossolengo borders the following municipalities: Gazzola, Gragnano Trebbiense, Piacenza, Podenzano, Rivergaro.

The area's economy is traditionally based on agriculture, thought the vicinity to Piacenza has boosted a considerable industrial and construction boom in recent times.

The Etruscan artifact dubbed "Liver of Piacenza" was found in the nearby in 1877.

Demographic evolutionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.