Capriate San Gervasio

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Capriate San Gervasio
Comune
Città di Capriate San Gervasio
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Coat of arms of Capriate San Gervasio
Coat of arms
Capriate San Gervasio is located in Italy
Capriate San Gervasio
Capriate San Gervasio
Location of Capriate San Gervasio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′32″N 09°31′41″E / 45.60889°N 9.52806°E / 45.60889; 9.52806
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Capriate, San Gervasio, Crespi d'Adda
Government
 • Mayor Cristiano Esposito (since May 28, 2002) (Lega Nord)
Area
 • Total 5.83 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,956
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Demonym Capriatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24040, 24042
Dialing code 02
Patron saint St. Alexander
Saint day August 26
Website Official website

Capriate San Gervasio is a comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, Italy.

It is situated on the southern tip of the so-called Bergamasca Island, a territory delimited by the rivers Adda and Brembo. It includes three frazioni (subdivisions) at slightly different altitudes, San Gervasio d'Adda (north), Capriate d'Adda (center) and Crespi d'Adda. The latter, a perfectly preserved example of a 19th-century "workers' village", is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on July 11, 2006.

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