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Maranello (Modenese: Maranèl) is a town and comune in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy, 18 km from Modena, with a population of 17,165 as of 2013. It is known worldwide as the home of Ferrari and Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team. Maranello was also home to coachbuilding firm Carrozzeria Scaglietti, owned by Ferrari.

Maranello
Comune di Maranello
The Prancing Horse, symbol of Ferrari, which has its headquarters in Maranello
The Prancing Horse, symbol of Ferrari, which has its headquarters in Maranello
Coat of arms of Maranello
Coat of arms
Location of Maranello
Maranello is located in Italy
Maranello
Maranello
Location of Maranello in Italy
Maranello is located in Emilia-Romagna
Maranello
Maranello
Maranello (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°32′N 10°52′E / 44.533°N 10.867°E / 44.533; 10.867
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceModena (MO)
FrazioniBell'Italia, Fogliano, Gorzano, Pozza, San Venanzio, Torre delle Oche, Torre Maina
Government
 • MayorMassimiliano Morini (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total32.58 km2 (12.58 sq mi)
Elevation
137 m (449 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total17,590
 • Density540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Maranellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
41053
Dialing code0536
Patron saintSaint Blaise
Websitewww.comune.maranello.mo.it

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Ferrari SpAEdit

Maranello has been the location for the Ferrari factory since the early 1940s, meanwhile World War II Enzo Ferrari transferred facilities by uptown Modena, ending an Alfa Romeo subsidiary long period. Initially Ferrari's factory in Maranello was shared with Auto Avio Costruzioni, a machine tool manufacturing business started by Enzo to tide the company over while Alfa Romeo's ban on Enzo Ferrari making cars bearing the Ferrari name was in force. In Maranello is also located Museo Ferrari public museum, collecting sports and racing cars and trophies.

Its new library opened in November 2011, and was designed by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei.[3]

Maranello is the starting point of the annual Italian Marathon, which finishes in nearby Carpi.

Main sightsEdit

Maranello's new town library was designed jointly by Andrea Maffei and Isozaki. The library opened in 2012.[4] The parish church of San Biagio was rebuilt in 1903.

PeopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ "New Town Library in Maranello by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei". Dezeen. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  4. ^ Baglione, Chiara (June 2012). "Arata Isozaki, Andrea Maffei. Biblioteca Civica, Maranello". Casabella (814): 48–55.

Twin townsEdit

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