Borgonovo Val Tidone

Borgonovo Val Tidone
Comune di Borgonovo Val Tidone

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Borgonovo Val Tidone

Location of Borgonovo Val Tidone in Italy

Coordinates: 45°1′N 9°27′E / 45.017°N 9.450°E / 45.017; 9.450
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Agazzino, Bilegno, Breno, Castelnovo Val Tidone, Corano, Fabbiano, Mottaziana
  Mayor Domenico Francesconi
  Total 51.7 km2 (20.0 sq mi)
Elevation 114 m (374 ft)
Population (31 August 2007[1])
  Total 7,285
  Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Borgonovesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29011
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint Santa Maria Assunta
Saint day August 15
Website Official website

Borgonovo Val Tidone (Piacentine dialect: Burgnöv) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Piacenza in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 160 kilometres (99 mi) northwest of Bologna and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) west of Piacenza.

Borgonovo Val Tidone borders the following municipalities: Agazzano, Castel San Giovanni, Gragnano Trebbiense, Nibbiano, Pianello Val Tidone, Rottofreno, Sarmato, Ziano Piacentino.

The frazione of Bilegno was the birthplace of the luthier Giovambattista Guadagnini. The town was founded in 1196 by the commune of Piacenza as a fortified outpost with a rectangular plan. This Rocca is now the town hall.

Notable people


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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