|Comune di Riolunato|
Location of Riolunato in Italy
|Coordinates: 44°14′N 10°39′E / 44.233°N 10.650°E|
|Province / Metropolitan city||Modena (MO)|
|Frazioni||Serpiano, Castello, Groppo, Castellino di Brocco, Centocroci.|
|• Mayor||Daniela Contri|
|• Total||45.2 km2 (17.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||715 m (2,346 ft)|
|Population (31 May 2007)|
|• Density||16/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||James, son of Zebedee|
|Saint day||25th July|
Riolunato is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) southwest of Bologna and about 50 kilometres (31 mi) southwest of Modena. It is overlooked from the south by the Monte Cimone. Its fraction Le Polle, about 1,300 metres (4,300 ft) high, is one of the most important stations in the Monte Cimone Ski resort.
"Maggio delle Ragazze" (May of the girls). The event takes place every three years in two different moments. The first during the night between the 30th of april and the 1st of may, the second usually the second Sunday of may. During the first part the young men of the village sing traditional refrains (hymns to spring and youth) in order to wish a good season of prosperity and happiness.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.