Piacenza

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Piacenza
Comune
Comune di Piacenza
Francesco Mochi’s 1615 equestrian statue of Ranuccio II Farnese in the city’s main square, Piazza dei cavalli.

Coat of arms
Piacenza is located in Italy
Piacenza
Location of Piacenza in Italy
Coordinates: 45°02′N 9°42′E / 45.033°N 9.7°E / 45.033; 9.7Coordinates: 45°02′N 9°42′E / 45.033°N 9.7°E / 45.033; 9.7
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Piacenza (PC)
Frazioni Vallera, San Bonico, Pittolo, La Verza, Mucinasso, I Vaccari, Roncaglia, Montale, Borghetto, Le Mose, Mortizza, Gerbido
Government
 • Mayor Roberto Reggi (centre-left; elected 2007-05-27)
Area
 • Total 118.46 km2 (45.74 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (31-05-2007)
 • Total 99,897
 • Density 843.30/km2 (2,184.13/sq mi)
Demonym Piacentini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 29100
Dialing code 0523
Patron saint Antonino of Piacenza (4 July),
Giustina

Piacenza is a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Italy. It is the capital city of the province of Piacenza. 99,897 people live there. Piacenza is famous for its palazzi.