Reggio Emilia, well-advanced and man-sized city.
In the first positions in the rankings on the quality of life, Reggio is a city of the young people and for the young people: the preschools and crèches are unanimously recognized for the pedagogical approach studied and applied all around the world.
City with a continuous economic growth, thanks to many productive sectors, it’s up towards the top in Italy for employment rate and export.
Present in the Circuit of Towns of artistic interest, combines ancient monuments with works of contemporary art, like the Calatrava bridges, the Gerra Space, the work of “Invite to” and events like the Fotografia Europea.
Full of social and cultural excitement, with an important number of associations and services, it’s also university site.
During the years, Reggio Emilia has established nine twinning pacts, six friendship pacts and it’s linked to more than 200 international realities; it takes part in many European and International projects amongst which, the only Italian city, the project “International cities” promoted by the European Council and European Committee.
Homeland of the Tricolor, the national flag born in the 1797 in the actual town hall and gold medal for the Resistance, it’s a city full of history, of great personalities but above all is rich of a collective memory and identity. Reggio Emilia, city of the people.