Grumello del Monte
|Grumello del Monte|
|Comune di Grumello del Monte|
View of the town centre
|Frazioni||San Pantaleone, Boldesico|
|• Mayor||Giuliano Lanzini|
|• Total||9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||208 m (682 ft)|
|Population (Dec. 2004)|
|• Density||680/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+1)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+2)|
|Patron saint||Holy Trinity|
|Saint day||June 20|
Grumello del Monte is a comune (municipality) of c. 6,000 inhabitants in the province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 km northeast of Milan and about 15 km southeast of Bergamo.
The village's origins date from the Roman domination, as attested by the name, deriving from Latin grumus (hill). The castle was probably built in the 10th century AD.
- The medieval castle, turned into a residence by Bartolomeo Colleoni in the 14th century.
- Parish church (1720).
- Sanctuary of the Madonna del Buon Consiglio (15th century)
- Church of San Pantaleone.
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.