Carobbio degli Angeli

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Carobbio degli Angeli
Comune
Comune di Carobbio degli Angeli
View of the Castello degli Angeli
View of the Castello degli Angeli
Coat of arms of Carobbio degli Angeli
Coat of arms
Carobbio degli Angeli is located in Italy
Carobbio degli Angeli
Carobbio degli Angeli
Location of Carobbio degli Angeli in Italy
Coordinates: 45°40′N 9°50′E / 45.667°N 9.833°E / 45.667; 9.833Coordinates: 45°40′N 9°50′E / 45.667°N 9.833°E / 45.667; 9.833
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Cicola, Santo Stefano degli Angeli
Government
 • Mayor Bortolino Lodovico Previtali
Area
 • Total 6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation 232 m (761 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 3,897
 • Density 580/km2 (1,500/sq mi)
Demonym Carobbiesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24060
Dialing code 035
Patron saint St. Pancratius
Saint day July 9

Carobbio degli Angeli is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

Carobbio degli Angeli borders the following municipalities: Bolgare, Chiuduno, Gandosso, Gorlago, Grumello del Monte, Trescore Balneario.

History[edit]

The village has Roman origins. In the 14th century AD it received a castle. Later it was a possession of the Republic of Venice.

The current comune was created in 1928 through the merger of Carobbio and Santo Stefano degli Angeli.

  • Castello degli Angeli ("Castle of the Angels")
  • Villa Riccardi, used by the bishops of Bergamo for their leisure.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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