Cesena

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Cesena
Comune di Cesena
Location of Cesena
CountryItaly
RegionEmilia-Romagna
ProvinceForlì-Cesena (FC)
Government
 • MayorPaolo Lucchi
Area
 • Total249.47 km2 (96.32 sq mi)
Elevation
44 m (144 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total96,760
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cesenati
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47023
Dialing code0547
Patron saintSan Giovanni Battista
Saint day24 giugno
Website[1]

Cesena is a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Italy. It is the capital of the Province of Forlì-Cesena. About 95,000 people live in Cesena.

Main sights[change | change source]

Cesena's monuments include:

  • the Rocca Malatestiana (castle).
  • the Biblioteca Malatestiana, the first public library in Italy.
  • the Cathedral (completed in 1500).
  • The Pinacoteca Comunale is housed in what was once a Benedictine monastery.
  • The Galleria dei dipinti antichi della Cassa di Risparmio di Cesena
  • The Abbey of Madonna del Monte
  • The Masini's Fountain
  • The Alessandro Bonci's Theater

Economy[change | change source]

Cesena's industry centers on agriculture, handicrafts, and tourism.

Other websites[change | change source]



  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.