Virgilio is a frazione of the comune (municipality) of Borgo Virgilio in the Province of Mantua in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 130 kilometres (81 mi) southeast of Milan and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of Mantua. It was a separate comune until 2014.
|Province||Province of Mantua (MN)|
|• Total||31.3 km2 (12.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||360/km2 (930/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
According to legend, the village of Andes (Pietole Vecchia), a short distance from the center of Pietole in modern Virgilio, is the birthplace of the Roman poet Virgil (70 BCE – 19 BCE).
The comune di Virgilio is cited as "Pietoli patria di Virgilio" in the Gallery of Maps located in the Vatican Museums and painted by Ignazio Danti.