Riolunato (Riolunatese: Ardodlà) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Bologna and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Modena. It is overlooked from the south by the Monte Cimone. Its fraction Le Polle, about 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) high, is one of the most important stations in the Monte Cimone Ski resort.
|Comune di Riolunato|
|Frazioni||Serpiano, Castello, Groppo, Castellino di Brocco, Centocroci.|
|• Mayor||Daniela Contri|
|• Total||45.2 km2 (17.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||715 m (2,346 ft)|
|• Density||16/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||James, son of Zebedee|
|Saint day||25 July|
"Maggio delle Ragazze" (May of the girls). The event takes place every three years in two different moments. The first during the night between 30 April and 1 May, the second usually the second Sunday of May. During the first part the young men of the village sing traditional refrains (hymns to spring and youth) in order to wish a good season of prosperity and happiness.
- "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
- "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.