Riolo Terme

Riolo Terme (Romagnol: Riô or Riôl) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Ravenna in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 40 kilometres (25 mi) southwest of Ravenna. The main attraction of the town are the termal baths.

Riolo Terme
Comune di Riolo Terme
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Coat of arms of Riolo Terme
Coat of arms
Riolo Terme within the Province of Ravenna
Riolo Terme within the Province of Ravenna
Location of Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme is located in Italy
Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme
Location of Riolo Terme in Italy
Riolo Terme is located in Emilia-Romagna
Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme
Riolo Terme (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°44′E / 44.283°N 11.733°E / 44.283; 11.733Coordinates: 44°17′N 11°44′E / 44.283°N 11.733°E / 44.283; 11.733
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceRavenna (RA)
FrazioniBorgo Rivola, Cuffiano, Isola, Mazzolano, Torranello
Area
 • Total44.5 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (322 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2011)[3]
 • Total5,777
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Riolesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
48025
Dialing code0546
Patron saintSt. John the Baptist
Saint dayFirst Monday in May
WebsiteOfficial website

HistoryEdit

Until 1957, the town was known as Riolo dei Bagni (Riolo of the Baths).

GeographyEdit

Riolo Terme borders the following municipalities: Borgo Tossignano, Brisighella, Casola Valsenio, Castel Bolognese, Faenza and Imola. It counts 5 hamlets (frazioni): Borgo Rivola, Cuffiano, Isola, Mazzolano and Torranello.

DemographicsEdit

Twin townsEdit

Riolo Terme is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

External linksEdit

  Media related to Riolo Terme at Wikimedia Commons