Vergato (Medial Mountain Bolognese: Vargà or Varghè) is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Bologna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Bologna.

Vergato
Comune di Vergato
Coat of arms of Vergato
Location of Vergato
Vergato is located in Italy
Vergato
Vergato
Location of Vergato in Italy
Vergato is located in Emilia-Romagna
Vergato
Vergato
Vergato (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°7′E / 44.283°N 11.117°E / 44.283; 11.117
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
Metropolitan cityBologna (BO)
FrazioniCalvenzano, Castelnuovo, Cereglio, Marano, Pieve Roffeno, Prunarolo, Riola, Susano, Tabina, Tolè,
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Argentieri (Centre-Right)
Area
 • Total59.94 km2 (23.14 sq mi)
Elevation
193 m (633 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2016)[2]
 • Total7,627
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
DemonymVergatesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
40038
Dialing code051
WebsiteOfficial website

Vergato borders the following municipalities: Castel d'Aiano, Gaggio Montano, Grizzana Morandi, Marzabotto, Valsamoggia, Zocca.

The town was almost entirely destroyed during the Gothic Line phase of the Italian Campaign in World War II. It is connected to Bologna by the Porrettana railway and by the Porrettana State Road.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Italian National Institute of Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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