Casnigo

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Casnigo
Comune
Comune di Casnigo
Casnigo
Casnigo
Casnigo is located in Italy
Casnigo
Casnigo
Location of Casnigo in Italy
Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Serio, Colle Bondo, Barbata, Grumello, Case Sparse
Area
 • Total 49.5 km2 (19.1 sq mi)
Elevation 514 m (1,686 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,346
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Demonym Casnighesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24020
Dialing code 035
Website Official website

Casnigo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Bergamo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,346 and an area of 49.5 square kilometres (19.1 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Casnigo contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Serio, Colle Bondo, Barbata, Grumello, and Case Sparse (partially; the other part lies in Colzate).

Casnigo borders the following municipalities: Gandino, Cazzano Sant'Andrea, Vertova, Colzate, Ponte Nossa, Cene, Gorno, Fiorano al Serio.

Culture[edit]

The city council of Casnigo has claimed the title "homeland of the Baghèt"[2] (the Lombardy bagpipe), as the last traditional player of the instrument was the local Giacomo Ruggeri Casnigo (1905–1990).

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0RPDithkEs

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