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.HistoryBudrio'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 sightsThe most notable attraction are the Bentivoglio castle (16th century) and the Villa Ranuzzi Cospi at Bagnarola.PeopleGiuseppe Donati, inventor of the ocarinaQuirico Filopanti, a famous Italian mathematician and politicianSister cities Gyula, Hungary, since 1965 Eichenau, Germany, since 1991ReferencesExternal linksSocietà Corale Vincenzo Bellini di BudrioRadio BudrioHistory of Ocarina Comunale Budrio (Budrio Communal Pool)