Fanano is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Modena in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about southwest of Bologna and about south of Modena.
Fanano borders the following municipalities: Cutigliano, Fiumalbo, Lizzano in Belvedere, Montese, San Marcello Pistoiese, Sestola.
It is located in the Modenese Apennines. The Monte Cimone is in its territory. The famous Felix Pedro came from the small village of Trignano administrated by Fanano.
Among the churches in the town, are the following:
- San Silvestro- baroque church
- San Colombano