Bologna, northern Italy

City on a fertile plain at the foot of the Apennines. Capital of Bologna Province and Emilia-Romagna Region.

Bologna is a major transportation center and agricultural market.

Bologna is the meeting place of the principal roads and railways connecting northern Italy with the Tyrrhenian and southern Adriatic coasts.

The chief industries are the manufacturing of farm machinery, steel, processed food, motor vehicles, and chemicals.

Population (1991) 404,378.

Bologna was a great center of learning and culture in the Middle Ages and early Renaissance. University

North East of this city you find the city of Venice. Close to Venice you can find the headquarters of Benetton.

North West of this city you find the city of Modena. Ferrari cars come from this city.

Major cities near Bologna:

Milano

Roma

Firenze

 

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