Pontecchio Polesine

Pontecchio Polesine is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rovigo in the Italian region Veneto, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Venice and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) southeast of Rovigo. On 1 January 2019, it had a population of 2,191 and an area of 11.5 square kilometres (4.4 sq mi).[3]

Pontecchio Polesine
Comune di Pontecchio Polesine
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Location of Pontecchio Polesine
Pontecchio Polesine is located in Italy
Pontecchio Polesine
Pontecchio Polesine
Location of Pontecchio Polesine in Italy
Pontecchio Polesine is located in Veneto
Pontecchio Polesine
Pontecchio Polesine
Pontecchio Polesine (Veneto)
Coordinates: 45°1′N 11°49′E / 45.017°N 11.817°E / 45.017; 11.817Coordinates: 45°1′N 11°49′E / 45.017°N 11.817°E / 45.017; 11.817
CountryItaly
RegionVeneto
ProvinceProvince of Rovigo (RO)
FrazioniBorgo, Busi, Ca'Zanforlin, Chiaviche Roncagalle, L'Olmo, Selva
Area
 • Total11.5 km2 (4.4 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (Jan. 2019)[2]
 • Total2,191
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
DemonymPontecchiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
45030
Dialing code0425

The municipality of Pontecchio Polesine contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Borgo, Busi, Ca'Zanforlin, Chiaviche Roncagalle, L'Olmo, and Selva.

Pontecchio Polesine borders the following municipalities: Bosaro, Crespino, Guarda Veneta, Rovigo.

Demographic evolutionEdit

Notable personsEdit

Adelmo Landini was born in Pontecchio Polesine in 1896.[4] He moved to Bologna to obtain a technical license, and later served in the Italian army during World War I.[4] Landini died in August 1965, and the Municipality of Sasso named a street for him near the Marconi Museum and Mausoleum.

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.
  4. ^ a b Risi, Giacomo Bortolotti, Fabio. "Adelmo Landini « Sasso Marconi Foto" (in Italian). Retrieved 2020-10-21.