Carpi

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Principality of Carpi
Languages
Official Modenese, Lumbard and Italian
Other Parmese and Romagnol
Adjective Carpian
Capital Carpi
Prince Ercole IV
Prime Minister Giovanni De Gregori
Area
Population 25,500
Main IndustriesAgriculture, Plastics and Textiles
Independence
Main divisions 17 boroughs
Organizations Part of Italy

Government

The Head of State is the Prince. Parliamentary democracy. Prime Minister is elected by the Parliament every 4 years. Parliament is composed of one 19 member chamber. The current Prince is Ercole IV, who ascended the throne on November 12, 1981. The current Prime Minister is Giovanni De Gregori, Italian Communist Party, elected on April 23, 2003.

History

The Pii family were made Imperial Hereditary Vicars of Carpi in 1336. They held to the town, becoming princes in 1695. In 1726, the Salic Law was repealed. Napoleon conquered it in 1801 and it became prt of the Aemilian Department. It regained its independence in 1896.

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