Berceto

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Berceto
Comune di Berceto
Berceto seen from the north
Berceto seen from the north
Coat of arms of Berceto
Coat of arms
Location of Berceto
Berceto is located in Italy
Berceto
Berceto
Location of Berceto in Italy
Berceto is located in Emilia-Romagna
Berceto
Berceto
Berceto (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 44°30′35″N 9°59′20″E / 44.50972°N 9.98889°E / 44.50972; 9.98889Coordinates: 44°30′35″N 9°59′20″E / 44.50972°N 9.98889°E / 44.50972; 9.98889
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceParma (PR)
FrazioniBergotto, Boschi, Cantoniera Tugo, Casa Brusini, Casa Dolfi, Casaselvatica, Case Pesci, Castellonchio, Cavazzola, Corchia, Fugazzolo, Ghiare, La Costa, Lozzola, Pagazzano, Pian Farioli, Pietramogolana, Preda, Roccaprebalza, Tra La Riva, Valbona, Villa di Sotto.
Government
 • MayorLuigi Lucchi
Area
 • Total131.71 km2 (50.85 sq mi)
Elevation
852 m (2,795 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total2,022
 • Density15/km2 (40/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Bercetesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
43042
Dialing code0525
Patron saintSan Moderanno
Saint day22 October
WebsiteOfficial website

Berceto (Parmigiano: Bersèjj, Barsäi or Bersè; Ligurian: Bercèi) is a village and comune in Italy, located in the Apennine Mountains on the main road between La Spezia and Parma, in the Taro River valley, in the region of Emilia-Romagna.

The main church in the city is the Duomo of San Moderanno founded in the 9th century and with Lombard era sculptures. Other sights include the remains of the Castle of Berceto as well as those of Pietramogolana and Roccaprebalza. Berceto was the birthplace of condottiero Pier Maria II de' Rossi.

References[edit]

  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.

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