Calcinate

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Calcinate
Comune
Comune di Calcinate
Calcinate
Calcinate
Coat of arms of Calcinate
Coat of arms
Calcinate is located in Italy
Calcinate
Calcinate
Location of Calcinate in Italy
Coordinates: 45°37′N 9°48′E / 45.617°N 9.800°E / 45.617; 9.800Coordinates: 45°37′N 9°48′E / 45.617°N 9.800°E / 45.617; 9.800
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Government
 • Mayor Flaminio Tisi
Area
 • Total 14 km2 (5 sq mi)
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 5,273
 • Density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Demonym Calcinatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24050
Dialing code 035
Patron saint Sts. Peter and Paul
Saint day June 29

Calcinate (Eastern Lombard: Calsinàt) is a town and comune in the province of Bergamo, Lombardy, Italy. Its economy is mostly based on industry.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The origin of the town are Gaulish and Roman, though it is first mentioned in a document from 1148. It was conquered by the Republic of Venice in the 15th century, and remained to it until 1797. In that period it became a flourishing agricultural centre.

Main sights[edit]

  • Baroque parish church of Santa Maria Assunta and San Vittore.
  • Romanesque church of San Martino (c. 14th century).


References[edit]

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