Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Bologna (province), a province of North Italy; area, 1,385 square miles. It is a fertile plain watered by tributaries of the Bologna, and separated from Tuscany by the Apennines. Besides abundant crops of rice, barley, wheat, pulse, hemp, flax, olives, grapes, figs, almonds, chestnuts and other fruits, the province abounds in cattle, and swine. Great numbers of silkworms are also reared.