Vigarano Mainarda

Vigarano Mainarda
Comune di Vigarano Mainarda

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Vigarano Mainarda

Location of Vigarano Mainarda in Italy

Coordinates: 44°51′N 11°30′E / 44.850°N 11.500°E / 44.850; 11.500
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city Ferrara (FE)
Frazioni Borgo, Castello, Coronella (partially), Diamantina, Madonna dei Boschi (partially), Tortiola, Vigarano Pieve
  Mayor Barbara Paron
  Total 42.3 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
  Total 7,626
  Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Vigaranesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 44049
Dialing code 0532
Website Official website

Vigarano Mainarda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ferrara in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) northeast of Bologna and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) west of Ferrara.

Vigarano Mainarda borders the following municipalities: Bondeno, Ferrara, Mirabello and Poggio Renatico.



Vigarano is known in the astronomical community because of the Vigarano meteorite, which fell in 1910 and it is considered the prototype of a class of carbonaceous chondrites known as "CV group" (where the "V" comes from the name Vigarano).[2]

Twin towns


  1. All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. Meteoritical Bulletin Database

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