Langhirano (Parmigiano: Langhiràn) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Parma in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 90 kilometres (56 mi) west of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Parma.

Langhirano
Comune di Langhirano
Castle of Torrechiara.
Coat of arms of Langhirano
Location of Langhirano
Langhirano is located in Italy
Langhirano
Langhirano
Location of Langhirano in Italy
Langhirano is located in Emilia-Romagna
Langhirano
Langhirano
Langhirano (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°37′N 10°16′E / 44.617°N 10.267°E / 44.617; 10.267
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceParma (PR)
FrazioniAntesica, Arola, Berzola, Calicella, Casatico, Case Manfredelli, Case Ughi, Cattabiano, Costa di Castrignano, Cozzano, Fontana, Goiano, Il Chioso, Manzano, Mattaleto, Pastorello, Pilastro, Pranello, Querceto, Quinzano, Riano, Sodina, Strognano, Tabbiano, Tordenaso, Torrechiara, Valle di Castrignano, Vidiana, Villaggio Pineta
Government
 • MayorGiordano Bricoli
Area
 • Total70.8 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
Elevation
265 m (869 ft)
Population
 (31 August 2017)[2]
 • Total10,365
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
DemonymLanghiranesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
43013
Dialing code0521
Patron saintSt. James the Less
Saint dayMarch 25
WebsiteOfficial website

Langhirano borders the following municipalities: Calestano, Corniglio, Felino, Lesignano de' Bagni, Neviano degli Arduini, Parma, Tizzano Val Parma.

Its most striking feature is the castle of Torrechiara. The town is also known as a major production centre for the Prosciutto di Parma.

Langhirano was the childhood home of soprano Renata Tebaldi, who is buried there.

International relationsEdit

Langhirano is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

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

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