Parma is a city located in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. It is home to one of the oldest universities in the world, the University of Parma. Parma is also known for its prosciutto, cheese, and music. Noteworthy sites include the Parma Cathedral, the Palazzo della Pilotta, which houses the Academy of Fine Arts, and the Teatro Farnese, which was built for Cosimo de’ Medici’s visit.


Latitude: 44.801243386725
Longitude: 10.328103862730

Timeline of Events Associated with Parma

Date Event Manage
1 Feb 1861

Italy is united

Portrait of Vittorio EmanueleOn February 1861, Vittorio Emanuele II of Piedmont is crowned king of Italy: Italy is formally united, with Turin as the capital city. Image: Vittorio Emanuele II of Savoia (c. 1840s-1850s), Museo nazionale del Risorgimento, Torino (author unknown). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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