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Budrio

Where Budrio (Bologna)
Budrio is a town and comune in the province of Bologna, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy; it is 15 kilometres (9 mi) east of Bologna. Budrio is the birthplace of Giuseppe Barilli, better known under his pseudonym of Quirico Filopanti, a famous Italian mathematician and politician. History 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. People 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 External links Società Corale Vincenzo Bellini di Budrio Radio Budrio History of Ocarina http://www.radiomarconi.com/marconi/budrio.html http://www.tkdbudrio.it/ http://www.comuni-italiani.it/037/008/ Piscine Comunale Budrio (Budrio Communal Pool)
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