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Comune di Parma
Coat of arms of Parma
Coat of arms
Location of Parma in Italy
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Parma (PR)
 • Total 260 km2 (100 sq mi)
Elevation 55 m (180 ft)
Population (28 February 2011)
 • Total 187,214
 • Density 720/km2 (1,860/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Parmigiani (Pram'zan) (Parmensi (Arijoz) are
called the province's inhabitants)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 43100
Dialing code 0521
Patron saint Sant'Ilario di Poitiers, Sant'Onorato, San Rocco
Saint day January 13

Parma is a city in the region of Emilia-Romagna. It is the capital of the Province of Parma. About 190,000 people live in Parma. It has one of the oldest universities of the world, the University of Parma.

Parma has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa in the Köppen climate classification).

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