Modena [mɔːdena] (dt. Outdated Muden, lat. Mutina, in the Modenese dialect MODNA) a northern Italian university town with 184,973 inhabitants (December 31, 2015), located on the southern edge of the Po Valley. She is a modern industrial city with a historic center (Centro Storico), the Emilia-Romagna is located in the region and is the capital of the province of Modena same name. The University (Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia), based in Modena and Reggio Emilia was founded 1175th In addition, there is also an Academy of Sciences and Arts, a geophysical observatory, a military academy and a botanical garden. Modena's seat of an archbishop.