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Country  Italy
Elevation  26 m (85 ft)
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Monday 5:02 AM
Region  Emilia-Romagna
Province / Metropolitan city  Bologna (BO)
Demonym(s)  Budriesi
Province  Province of Bologna
Postal code  40054
Frazioni  Armarolo, Bagnarola, Cento, Dugliolo, Maddalena di Cazzano, Mezzolara, Prunaro, Riccardina, Vedrana, Vigorso
Weather  7°C, Wind SW at 5 km/h, 78% Humidity

Budrio is a town and comune in the province of Bologna, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy; it is 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Bologna.


Map of 40054 Budrio Metropolitan City of Bologna, Italy

Budrio is the birthplace of Giuseppe Barilli, better known under his pseudonym of Quirico Filopanti, a famous Italian mathematician and politician.


Budrio's area was a Roman colony, whose territory was divided between veteran legionaries. The current town was however founded in the 10th-11th centuries AD. The church of San Lorenzo was already active in 1146. In the 14th century Cardinal Gil de Albornoz rebuilt it as a castle, of which the two large towers (1376) can still be seen, while of the walls only a small section remains.

Main sights

The most notable attraction are the Bentivoglio castle (16th century) and the Villa Ranuzzi Cospi at Bagnarola. The town also houses the Pinacoteca (painting gallery) Domenico Inzaghi and the churches of San Domenico del Rosario and Santi Gervasio e Protasio.


  • Giuseppe Donati, inventor of the ocarina
  • Quirico Filopanti, a famous Italian mathematician and politician
  • Sister cities

  • Gyula, Hungary, since 1965
  • Eichenau, Germany, since 1991
  • References

    Budrio Wikipedia

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