Lodi

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Lodi
Comune di Lodi
Piazza della Vittoria
Piazza della Vittoria
Flag of Lodi
Flag
Coat of arms of Lodi
Coat of arms
Map - IT - Lodi - Lodi.png
Location of Lodi
Lodi is located in Italy
Lodi
Lodi
Location of Lodi in Italy
Lodi is located in Lombardy
Lodi
Lodi
Lodi (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°19′N 9°30′E / 45.317°N 9.500°E / 45.317; 9.500Coordinates: 45°19′N 9°30′E / 45.317°N 9.500°E / 45.317; 9.500
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceLodi (LO)
FrazioniFontana, Olmo, Riolo, San Grato
Government
 • MayorSara Casanova[1] (Lega Nord)
Area
 • Total41.38 km2 (15.98 sq mi)
Elevation
87 m (285 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[3]
 • Total45,252
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lodigiani or Laudensi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
26900
Dialing code0371
Patron saintSt. Bassianus
Saint day19 January
WebsiteOfficial website

Lodi (Italian: [ˈlɔːdi] (About this soundlisten); Lombard: Lòd) is a city in northern Italy. Lodi is in the Lombardy Region with a population of 43,488 people (as of 2008).[5] The people who live in Lodi are called Lodigiani. Lodi is famous for a cake called Tortionata.

Lodi was built after the destruction of the ancient roman city of Laus Pompeia during the war with Milan.

The construction of the new city was aided by the German emperor Frederick I Barbarossa.

Sister Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Dipartimento per gli Affari Interni e Territoriali". elezionistorico.interno.gov.it.
  2. "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  4. Population data from Istat - Italian Institute of Statistics
  5. source ISTAT - Italian Institute of Statistics
  • Agnelli, Giovanni (1917). Lodi ed il suo territorio nella storia, nella geografia e nell'arte. Lodi.
  • Bassi, Agenore (1977). Storia di Lodi. Lodi: Edizioni Lodigraf. ISBN 88-7121-018-2.
  • Mario-Giuseppe Genesi, Gli Organi Storici del Lodigiano, Piacenza, L.I.R. Editrice, 2017, pp. 720.