Fiorenzuola d'Arda

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Fiorenzuola d'Arda
Comune di Fiorenzuola d'Arda

The Collegiata of San Fiorenzo.

Coat of arms
Fiorenzuola d'Arda

Location of Fiorenzuola d'Arda in Italy

Coordinates: 44°56′N 9°54′E / 44.933°N 9.900°E / 44.933; 9.900
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Baselica Duce, San Protaso, Paullo
  Mayor Giovanni Compiani
  Total 59 km2 (23 sq mi)
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)
  Total 15,379
  Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Fiorenzuolani
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29017
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint San Fiorenzo
Saint day 17 October
Website Official website

Fiorenzuola d'Arda (Italian pronunciation: [fjorenˈtswɔːla ˈdarda]) is a city and comune in Italy in the province of Piacenza, part of the Emilia-Romagna region. Its name derives from Florentia ("prosperous" in Latin). The "d'Arda" portion refers to the River Arda which flows from the Apennines into the valley where Fiorenzuola is situated. Fiorenzuola's origins are old, dating from the first prehistorica human settlements in Italy.


Fiorenzuola d'Arda was one of the main centers of the area during the Middle Ages. Under the Duchy of Parma and Piacenza it was a "middle county" independent from both parties.

Main sights

Twin towns

See also


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