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Correggio (Reggiano: Curèṡ) is a town and comune in the Province of Reggio Emilia, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, in the Po valley. As of 31 October 2022 Correggio had an estimated population of 25,076.
|Città di Correggio|
|Province||Reggio Emilia (RE)|
|Frazioni||Budrio, Canolo, Fazzano, Fosdondo, Lemizzone, Mandrio, Mandriolo, Prato, San Biagio, San Martino Piccolo, San Prospero.|
|• Total||77 km2 (30 sq mi)|
|Elevation||33 m (108 ft)|
|• Density||330/km2 (840/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||St. Quirinus|
|Saint day||June 4|
Its patron saint is Quirinus of Sisak, to whom the Basilica of San Quirino is dedicated.
It was the seat of Veronica Gambara (1485–1550) a noted politician poet who ruled the principality after the death of her husband Giberto X, Count of Correggio, from 1518 to 1550.
It is also the birthplace of composer Bonifazio Asioli, Venetian School composer Claudio Merulo, rock singer Luciano Ligabue, educator Loris Malaguzzi, who developed the Reggio Emilia approach, 1908 Summer Olympics marathon runner Dorando Pietri, and novelist Pier Vittorio Tondelli.