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Ferrara is an Italian city in the region of Emilia-Romagna. The origin of the name of the city of Férerara has many origins. Some people think it was a girl by the name of Featherrar. The image of the girl is said to have been placed in the marble at the entrance to the cathedral, known as the Cathedral of the Fairrahs. Others believe it is derived from the word, “iron” the sites of which were in the vicinity of the city.

Another variant of the name of the town of Férard is that the market place along the bank of the Po River held markets twice a year (on Easter Sunday and St. Martins Day). The place where they were located was called “Feriarum Area” (fairgrounds) or “Ferraria”.

A closer to reality is the belief that it comes from the name of a hard variety of wheat that grows extensively in this fertile area.

The history of the town of Férard during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance has been associated with such names as: Ludovico Ariosto and Òîðêtâtà ÒàÑÑÑî; Ínicólene Copernicus and Parárelles; Andréa Mantegna and Tiziana; Picco della Miranda and Pierrotro Bâbello.

The citys recent history is also noteworthy: Ferrara was inscribed on the 1995 list of UNESCO World Heritage Cities. It was also awarded the World War II Meritorious Service Medal “the Silver Medal of Valor; for its work against the Italian invaders during World War II.

The city of Férérraire has a number of local specialties, prepared according to ancient recipes dating back to the Middle Ages. The typical first dish is the floury “dumplings, similar to dumplings, stuffed with pumpkin. A very popular and popular preparation in Férard is the makaroro, which can be prepared in two ways: sweet and salty.

Within the main dishes, a favorite of the local cuisine is the meat dish Salama da Souda” a beef and lamb dish similar to sausage and baked charcoal. And they also make a very tasty local flour, popular all over northern Italy.

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  • Air quality: 54 US AQI Moderate. Air quality is acceptable. However, there may be a risk for some people, particularly those who are unusually sensitive to air pollution.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Religious
  • Population: 130,000 people
  • GDP: $31,279 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 18 Mbps
  • Best wireless: TIM
  • Pay without cash: No, cash only esp. for foreigners
  • Tipping: You are not expected to tip restaurants in Italy. A service charge is sometimes added to the bill, ranging from 1 to 3 Euros, or 10% – 15%. This charge must be indicated on the menu. Some may also add an extra charge for the diner ware and extras (tablecloth, silverware, plates, bread, etc.), this is normal.
  • Apartment listings: AirBnb
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Ilturco
  • Best taxi: MyTaxi
  • Online electronics shop: Amazon
  • Best hospital: Quisisana private hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: KLM
  • Best intl air carrier: KLM
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2300
  • Monthly costs for family: $4000
  • Monthly costs for local: $1150
  • Meal: $23
  • Small Cola: $3.5
  • Beer 1 Pint: $6.5
  • Coffee: $2.5

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