Monticelli d'Ongina

Monticelli d'Ongina (Piacentino: Muntṡéi [muŋtˈzeːi]) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of Piacenza.

Monticelli d'Ongina
Comune di Monticelli d'Ongina
Coat of arms of Monticelli d'Ongina
Location of Monticelli d'Ongina
Monticelli d'Ongina is located in Italy
Monticelli d'Ongina
Monticelli d'Ongina
Location of Monticelli d'Ongina in Italy
Monticelli d'Ongina is located in Emilia-Romagna
Monticelli d'Ongina
Monticelli d'Ongina
Monticelli d'Ongina (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 45°5′N 9°56′E / 45.083°N 9.933°E / 45.083; 9.933
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvincePiacenza (PC)
FrazioniBorgonovo, Fogarole, Isola Serafini, Olza, San Nazzaro, San Pietro in Corte
Government
 • MayorSergio Montanari
Area
 • Total46.4 km2 (17.9 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (30 November 2017)[2]
 • Total5,290
 • Density110/km2 (300/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Monticellesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
29010
Dialing code0523
WebsiteOfficial website

Monticelli d'Ongina borders the following municipalities: Caorso, Castelnuovo Bocca d'Adda, Castelvetro Piacentino, Cremona, Crotta d'Adda, San Pietro in Cerro, Spinadesco, Villanova sull'Arda.

Sights include the rocca (a 15th-century fortress built by Rolando Pallavicino), now housing an ethnographical museum, and the Abbey Basilica.

Natives of Monticelli d'Ongina include the composer Amilcare Zanella.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ Population data from ISTAT
  3. ^ Nicolas Slonimsky (1988). The Concise Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians. Schirmer Books. p. 1396. ISBN 978-0-02-872411-9.