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Loiano, Province of Bologna, Emilia‑Romagna

Loiano lies in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and is connected by SS 65 to Bologna, 35 km (22 miles) to the North, and Florence, 73 km (45 miles) to the South. It is the site of the astronomical observatory of the University of Bologna, named after astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini.

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  • Altitude: 714 m a.s.l
  • Population: about 4200 inhabitants
  • Zip/postal code: 40050
  • Dialing Area Code: +39 051
  • Patron Saint: St. Giacomo, celebrated on 25 July
  • "Frazioni" & Localities: Anconella, Barbarolo, Bibulano, Bibulano di Sopra, Ca' di Balloni, Ca' di Romagnolo, Ca' di Taddeo, Campi, Casoni, Farnè, Fornace, Gnazzano, Guarda, Molinelli, Poggiolo-Valle di Barbarolo, Quinzano, Roncastaldo, Roncobertolo, Siolo, Trebbo, Valle
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