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Mesola (Ferrarese: La Mèsula) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) northeast of Bologna and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) east of Ferrara. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 7,331 and an area of 84.2 square kilometres (32.5 sq mi).[3]

Mesola
Comune di Mesola
Mesola Castle
Location of Mesola
Mesola is located in Italy
Mesola
Mesola
Location of Mesola in Italy
Mesola is located in Emilia-Romagna
Mesola
Mesola
Mesola (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°55′N 12°14′E / 44.917°N 12.233°E / 44.917; 12.233Coordinates: 44°55′N 12°14′E / 44.917°N 12.233°E / 44.917; 12.233
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceProvince of Ferrara (FE)
Area
 • Total85 km2 (33 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2009)[2]
 • Total7,223
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
44026
Dialing code0533
WebsiteOfficial website

Mesola borders the following municipalities: Ariano nel Polesine, Berra, Codigoro, Goro.

One of the landmarks in the town is the Castle of Mesola, built between 1578 and 1583, mainly used as a hunting lodge by the Este dynasty. It now houses the civic library and the Museum of the Wood and Deer of Mesola.[4]

Demographic evolutionEdit

 

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. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ Ferrara Terra e Acqua website, entry on castle.

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