Grumello del Monte

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Grumello del Monte
Comune
Comune di Grumello del Monte
View of the town centre
View of the town centre
Coat of arms of Grumello del Monte
Coat of arms
Grumello del Monte is located in Italy
Grumello del Monte
Grumello del Monte
Location of Grumello del Monte in Italy
Coordinates: 45°38′N 9°52′E / 45.633°N 9.867°E / 45.633; 9.867Coordinates: 45°38′N 9°52′E / 45.633°N 9.867°E / 45.633; 9.867
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni San Pantaleone, Boldesico
Government
 • Mayor Giuliano Lanzini
Area
 • Total 9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)
Elevation 208 m (682 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)[1]
 • Total 6,619
 • Density 680/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Grumellesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24064
Dialing code 035
Patron saint Holy Trinity
Saint day June 20

Grumello del Monte is a comune (municipality) of about 6,000 inhabitants in the province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

Grumello del Monte borders the following municipalities: Carobbio degli Angeli, Castelli Calepio, Chiuduno, Gandosso, Palazzolo sull'Oglio, Telgate.

History[edit]

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.

Main sights[edit]

  • 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.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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