Borzonasca

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Borzonasca
Comune
Comune di Borzonasca
Borzonasca
Borzonasca
Coat of arms of Borzonasca
Coat of arms
Borzonasca is located in Italy
Borzonasca
Borzonasca
Location of Borzonasca in Italy
Coordinates: 44°25′N 9°23′E / 44.417°N 9.383°E / 44.417; 9.383Coordinates: 44°25′N 9°23′E / 44.417°N 9.383°E / 44.417; 9.383
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province Province of Genoa (GE)
Frazioni Montemoggio, Belpiano, Temossi, Brizzolara, Sopralacroce, Levaggi, Caregli, Borzone, Giaiette, Acero, Gazzolo, Barca di Gazzolo
Area
 • Total 79 km2 (31 sq mi)
Elevation 167 m (548 ft)
Population (31 December 2005)
 • Total 2,067
 • Density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
Demonym Borzonaschini
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 16041
Dialing code 0185
Patron saint Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Saint day September 14
Website Official website

Borzonasca is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35 km (22 mi) east of Genoa. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,054 and an area of 80.0 km2 (30.9 sq mi).[1]

Borzonasca borders the following municipalities: Mezzanego, Ne, Rezzoaglio, San Colombano Certénoli, Santo Stefano d'Aveto, Tornolo, and Varese Ligure.

Borzonasca is part of the Aveto Natural Regional Park.

Main sights[edit]

  • Church of St. Bartholomew (1628)
  • Oratory of Sts. Philip and James (1554)
  • Abbey of Borzone
  • Abbey of St. Andrew, founded in 1184

Twinnings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.

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