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Reggio Emilia
Comune di Reggio nell'Emilia
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Reggio Emilia (RE)
Frazioni see list
 • Total 231 km2 (89 sq mi)
58 m (190 ft)
 • Total 167,013
 • Density 723.0/km2 (1,873/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Reggiani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code 0522
Patron saint San Prospero
Saint day November 24

Reggio nell'Emilia, usually referred to as Reggio Emilia or colloquially Reggio by its inhabitants, is a city in northern Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. It has about 171,944 inhabitants and is the main comune (municipality) of the Province of Reggio Emilia.

The inhabitants of Reggio nell'Emilia are called Reggiani, while the inhabitants of Reggio di Calabria, in the southwest of the country, are called Reggini.

The old town has a hexagonal form, which derives from the ancient walls, and the main buildings are from the 16th–17th centuries. The commune's territory is totally on a plain, crossed by the Crostolo stream.

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