Mezzegra

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Mezzegra
Comune
Comune di Mezzegra
Mezzegra is located in Italy
Mezzegra
Mezzegra
Location of Mezzegra in Italy
Coordinates: 45°59′3″N 9°12′21″E / 45.98417°N 9.20583°E / 45.98417; 9.20583Coordinates: 45°59′3″N 9°12′21″E / 45.98417°N 9.20583°E / 45.98417; 9.20583
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
Frazioni Azzano, Giulino
Government
 • Mayor Bruno Bordoli (elected 2004-06-13)
Area
 • Total 3.41 km2 (1.32 sq mi)
Elevation 206 m (676 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,016
 • Density 300/km2 (770/sq mi)
Demonym Mezzegresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22010
Dialing code 0344

Mezzegra is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy.

Geography[edit]

It lies on the northwestern shore of Lake Como between Tremezzo and Lenno at the foot of Monte Tremezzo, elevation 1,700 metres (5,600 ft) above sea level. It is about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,016 and an area of 3.4 square kilometres (1.3 sq mi).[1]

Mezzegra borders the following municipalities: Grandola ed Uniti, Lenno, Tremezzo.

The Comune di Mezzegra will be united to Lenno, Ossuccio and Tremezzo to form a single municipality named Tremezzina: the new administration will be formalized after election of the Major on 25 May 2014

History[edit]

On 28 April 1945 in Giulino, a frazione of Mezzegra, Benito Mussolini and his lover Claretta Petacci were executed by partisan fighters.

Demographic history[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

Media related to Mezzegra at Wikimedia Commons