Comune di Formigine

Location of Formigine in Italy

Coordinates: 44°36′26″N 10°56′0″E / 44.60722°N 10.93333°E / 44.60722; 10.93333Coordinates: 44°36′26″N 10°56′0″E / 44.60722°N 10.93333°E / 44.60722; 10.93333
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Modena (MO)
Frazioni Casinalbo, Colombaro, Corlo, Magreta
  Mayor Maria Costi
  Total 46.98 km2 (18.14 sq mi)
Elevation 82 m (269 ft)
Population (31 August 2005)
  Total 31,402
  Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Formiginesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 41043
Dialing code 059
Patron saint St. Bartholomew
Saint day 24 August
Website Official website

Formigine is a town and comune in the province of Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy. As of 2007 Formigine had an estimated population of 31,643.



Formigine originates from the foundation of its castle in 1201 by the Commune of Modena, as a defence against Bologna, Modena's traditional enemy. In 1395 Niccolò III d'Este gave it in fiefdom to Marco Pio, lord of Carpi.

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