The old town has a hexagonal form and derives from the ancient walls and the main buildings are from the 16th-17th centuries. The city’s territory is entirely on a plain, crossed by the Crostolo stream. Though not Roman in origin, this city began as a historical site. It was constructed by Marcus Aemilius Lepidus that leads from Piacenza to Rimini in 187 BC. During the Roman age, Regium is cities by Cicero and Festus.
This city became a free commune around the end of 11th century and during the beginning of 12th century. From 1873, the city went through a stage of economic and population growth. In 1911, the city had 70,000 inhabitants.
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