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Comune di Lodi
Piazza della Vittoria
Piazza della Vittoria
Flag of Lodi
Coat of arms of Lodi
Coat of arms
Map - IT - Lodi - Lodi.png
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Lodi (LO)
Frazioni Fontana, Olmo, Riolo, San Grato
 • Total 41 km2 (16 sq mi)
87 m (285 ft)
 (30 November 2012)
 • Total 43,325
 • Density 1,057/km2 (2,740/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lodigiani or Laudensi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code 0371
Patron saint St. Bassianus
Saint day 19 January

Lodi ( Lombard: Lòd) is a city in northern Italy. Lodi is in the Lombardy Region with a population of 43,488 people (as of 2008). 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.

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  • Mario-Giuseppe Genesi, Gli Organi Storici del Lodigiano, Piacenza, L.I.R. Editrice, 2017, pp. 720.
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