Lodi

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Lodi
Comune
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
Lodi is located in Italy
Lodi
Lodi
Location of Lodi in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Lodi (LO)
Frazioni Fontana, Olmo, Riolo, San Grato
Government
 • Mayor Sara Casanova[1] (Lega Nord)
Area
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
Elevation 87 m (285 ft)
Population (30 November 2012)[2]
 • Total 43,325
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,700/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lodigiani or Laudensi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 26900
Dialing code 0371
Patron saint St. Bassianus
Saint day 19 January
Website Official website

Lodi (Italian: [ˈlɔːdi] (About this sound listen); Lombard: Lòd) is a city in northern Italy. Lodi is in the Lombardy Region with a population of 43,488 people (as of 2008).[3] 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. http://elezioni.interno.it/comunali/scrutini/20170611/G030990310.htm
  2. Population data from Istat - Italian Institute of Statistics
  3. 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.