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Which deli meat is named for an Italian city that is home to the oldest university in Europe?
Slapped between two slices of white bread, the bologna sandwich was the quintessential meal found in the lunchboxes of millions of kids across the United States. The low-cost lunch meat gets its name from a city in Italy also called Bologna. Bologna is the capital and the largest city of the Emilia-Romagna region in northern Italy. With a population of close to 400,000, Bologna is Italy's 7th largest city. The city of Bolona is home to the University of Bologna, which is recognized as the oldest university in the Western world, which was established in AD 1088.
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