Claino con Osteno

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Claino con Osteno
Comune
Comune di Claino con Osteno
Coat of arms of Claino con Osteno
Coat of arms
Claino con Osteno is located in Italy
Claino con Osteno
Claino con Osteno
Location of Claino con Osteno in Italy
Coordinates: 46°0′N 9°5′E / 46.000°N 9.083°E / 46.000; 9.083Coordinates: 46°0′N 9°5′E / 46.000°N 9.083°E / 46.000; 9.083
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Como (CO)
Frazioni Barclaino, Rescia, Righeggia, San Lucio
Government
 • Mayor Alessandra De Bernardi
Area
 • Total 13.1 km2 (5.1 sq mi)
Elevation 280 m (920 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004[1])
 • Total 546
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22010
Dialing code 0344

Claino con Osteno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) north of Como. It is a small comune on Lake Lugano, composed of a series of small frazioni (hamlets): the biggest ones (Claino and Osteno) have been chosen for the municipal name.

Claino con Osteno borders the following municipalities: Laino, Ponna, Porlezza, Ramponio Verna, Valsolda.

Near Osteno there is a rare site with numerous late-Jurassic fossils characterized by integral fossilization, including the Squaloraja polyspondyla.

References[edit]

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