Place:Emilia-Romagna, Italy

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NameEmilia-Romagna
Alt namesEmilia Romagnasource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeRegion
Coordinates44.75°N 11.0°E
Located inItaly     (1860 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Emilia-Romagna (, Romagnol: Emélia-Rumâgna) is an administrative Region of Northern Italy, comprising the historical regions of Emilia and Romagna. Its capital is Bologna. It has an area of , and about 4.4 million inhabitants.

Emilia-Romagna is one of the wealthiest and most developed regions in Europe, with the third highest GDP per capita in Italy. Bologna, its capital, has one of Italy's highest quality of life indices and advanced social services. Emilia-Romagna is also a cultural and tourist centre, being the home of the University of Bologna, one of the oldest universities in the world, containing Romanesque and Renaissance cities (such as Modena, Parma and Ferrara), being a centre for food and automobile production (home of automotive companies such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, Pagani, De Tomaso and Ducati) and having popular coastal resorts such as Rimini and Riccione.

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