Emilia-Romagna Italy Postal Code


About Emilia-Romagna

There are 20 administrative regions in Italy, and they are all in the north. Emilia-Romagna is one of them. It includes the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna, which are still part of Italy today. Bologna is the capital city. 22,446 km2 ( 8,666 sq mi): It has about 4.4 million people.

People in Emilia-Romagna live in one of the wealthiest and most developed parts of Europe, with the third-highest GDP per capita in Italy. Bologna, the city's capital, has one of Italy's best quality of life indexes and the best social services. Also, Emilia-Romagna is a cultural, economic, and tourist centre. It is home to the oldest university in the world, the cities of Modena, Parma, and Ferrara, as well as the former Roman Empire capital of Ravenna; it has Romanesque and Renaissance cities like Modena, Parma, and Ferrara, as well as eleven UNESCO heritage sites; and it is a food and car manufacturing centre. It was named the best place to visit in Europe by the Lonely Planet guide in 2018.

The name Emilia-Romagna comes from the Romans, who used it for a long time. The name Emilia comes from the via Aemilia, a Roman road that ran from Piacenza to Rimini and was named after the consul Marcus Aemilius Lepidus. The name Romagna comes from Romania, which was the name of the Eastern Roman Empire. The Lombards used it to refer to Ravenna when the Western Roman Empire had died out and Ravenna was an outpost of the east (540?751).

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