Brignano Gera d'Adda

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Brignano Gera d'Adda
Comune
Comune di Brignano Gera d'Adda
Palazzo Vecchio.
Palazzo Vecchio.
Coat of arms of Brignano Gera d'Adda
Coat of arms
Brignano Gera d'Adda is located in Italy
Brignano Gera d'Adda
Brignano Gera d'Adda
Location of Brignano Gera d'Adda in Italy
Coordinates: 45°32′N 9°38′E / 45.533°N 9.633°E / 45.533; 9.633Coordinates: 45°32′N 9°38′E / 45.533°N 9.633°E / 45.533; 9.633
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Government
 • Mayor Valerio Moro
Area
 • Total 11.8 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Elevation 131 m (430 ft)
Population (30 November 2008)[1]
 • Total 5,670
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Demonym Brignanesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24053
Dialing code 0363
Patron saint Francis of Assisi
Saint day First Sunday in October and the successive Monday
Website Official website

Brignano Gera d'Adda is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 35 kilometres (22 mi) east of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) south of Bergamo.

Main sights[edit]

The main attraction is the Palazzo Visconti, divided into a Palazzo Vecchio ("Old Palace") and a Palazzo Nuovo ("New Palace"). Originally a defensive castle known from the 10th century, it was rebuilt in the 13th to 17th centuries; it houses frescoes from the Galliari brothers, Mattia Bortoloni and Alessandro Magnasco.

The church of Sant'Andrea dates to the 11th century. It has a 15th-century entrance portico.

References[edit]

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

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