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Bologna, Italy
  • Information about Bologna, Italy

    • Friendly City Agreement : November 16th,2015
    • Location : Bologna, Italy
  • Basic Information

    • Location : Northern part of Italy, Emilia-Romagna, Capital of Bologna Province
    • Population : 386,298
    • Area : 140.7km² (Similar with Seongnam)
    • Official Web-site : http://www.comune.bologna.it/
    • Climate : Humid subtropical climate
    • Economy : Active in food · machinery · chemical industries, Headquartered Lamborghini · Ferrari · Ferragamo
    • Key feature : Famous for three distinctive nicknames
      • 1) The learned one = la dotta (site of the world’s oldest university, University of Bologna)
      • 2) The fat one = la grassa (famous for its unique and greasy cuisine)
      • 3) The red one = la rossa (well preserved its medieval city style. its nickname refers to the colour of the roofs)
  • Details of friendly-city relationship agreement

    • 2010. 07. 10 Sent the letter of intent to exchange with Bologna
    • 2010. 12. 13 Received the reply-letter from the mayor of Bologna, Maria Cancellieri
    • 2011. 02. 14 The delegation of Seongnam visited Bologna
    • 2012. 03. 09 ~ 03. 12 Seongnam’s 10 Small-Medium enterprises participated in Cosmoprof of Bologna (international beauty fair)
    • 2014. 12. 10 Sent the official congratulation letter to new mayor of Bologna, Virginio Merola
    • 2015. 01. 29 Received the letter of the mayor of Bologna (his expectation on cooperative relationship with Seongnam)
    • 2015. 10. 21 ~ 10. 24 Pre-visit to Bologna to prepare signing MOU
    • 2015. 11. 16 The delegation of Seongnam (leader : the mayor Lee) visited and signed the memorandum of Understanding on friendly cooperative relationship with Bologna
  • Current Situation of Key Aspects of Interchange

    • 2015. 12. Sent the official 2016 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2016. 07. 07 Sent the congratulatory letter to Mayor of Bologna(Virginio Merola) to celebrate his re-election
    • 2016. 12. 22 Sent the official 2017 New Year’s Card with the sign of mayor
    • 2017. 01. 13 Visited MARPOSS (established in Bologna)’s Korean Branch HQ located in Pangyo Techno Valley with the Italian Ambassador to Korea(Marco Della Seta)