Maranello

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Maranello
Comune
Comune di Maranello
The Prancing Horse, symbol of Ferrari, which has its headquarters in Maranello
The Prancing Horse, symbol of Ferrari, which has its headquarters in Maranello
Coat of arms of Maranello
Coat of arms
Maranello is located in Italy
Maranello
Maranello
Location of Maranello in Italy
Coordinates: 44°32′N 10°52′E / 44.533°N 10.867°E / 44.533; 10.867
Country Italy
Region Emilia-Romagna
Province Modena (MO)
Frazioni Bell'Italia, Fogliano, Gorzano, Pozza, San Venanzio, Torre delle Oche, Torre Maina
Government
 • Mayor Massimiliano Morini (Democratic Party)
Area
 • Total 32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation 137 m (449 ft)
Population (30 September 2017)
 • Total 17,504
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Maranellesi
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 41053
Dialing code 0536
Patron saint Saint Blaise
Website www.comune.maranello.mo.it

Maranello (Modenese: Maranèl) is a town and comune in the region of Emilia-Romagna in Northern Italy, 18 km from Modena, with a population of 17,165 as of 2013. It is worldwide known as home of Ferrari and Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team. Maranello was also home to coachbuilding firm Carrozzeria Scaglietti, owned by Ferrari.

Ferrari SpA

Maranello has been the location for the Ferrari factory since the early 1940s, meanwhile World War II Enzo Ferrari transferred facilities by uptown Modena, ending an Alfa Romeo subsidiary long period. Initially Ferrari's factory in Maranello was shared with Auto Avio Costruzioni, a machine tool manufacturing business started by Enzo to tide the company over while Alfa Romeo's ban on Enzo Ferrari making cars bearing the Ferrari name was in force. In Maranello is also located Museo Ferrari public museum, collecting sports and racing cars and trophies.

Its new library opened in November 2011, and was designed by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei.[1]

Maranello is the starting point of the annual Italian Marathon, which finishes in nearby Carpi.

Main sights

Maranello's new town library was designed jointly by Andrea Maffei and Isozaki. The library opened in 2012.[2] The parish church of San Biagio was rebuilt in 1903.

People

References

  1. ^ "New Town Library in Maranello by Arata Isozaki and Andrea Maffei". Dezeen. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
  2. ^ Baglione, Chiara (June 2012). "Arata Isozaki, Andrea Maffei. Biblioteca Civica, Maranello". Casabella (814): 48–55.

Twin towns

External links

  • Official website


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