Morbegno

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Façade of the church of San GIovanni Battista in Morbegno.
Morbegno
Comune
Città di Morbegno
Morbegno panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Morbegno
Coat of arms
Morbegno is located in Italy
Morbegno
Morbegno
Location of Morbegno in Italy
Coordinates: 46°08′N 9°34′E / 46.133°N 9.567°E / 46.133; 9.567Coordinates: 46°08′N 9°34′E / 46.133°N 9.567°E / 46.133; 9.567
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Sondrio (SO)
Frazioni Campovico, Desco, Paniga, Valle
Government
 • Mayor Alba Rapella
Area
 • Total 15 km2 (6 sq mi)
Elevation 242 m (794 ft)
Population (Dec. 2001)
 • Total 11,082
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym Morbegnesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23017
Dialing code 0342
Patron saint Saints Peter and Paul
Saint day June 29
Website Official website

Morbegno (Lombard: Murbegn) is a little town in the low Valtellina Valley in Italy, on the left side of the Adda river. It is part of the province of Sondrio of Lombardy. In 2007, Morbegno started a project to become a leader in sustainability, by involving the population in a participatory design process, presently labelled "Morbegno 2020". Morbegno is partnering with the international non-profit organization The Natural Step to design a vision of what the people living in Morbegno want to create in the long term, and choose the strategic path to move towards the vision from the present reality. Morbegno has also been selected as a pilot city in the Di.Mo.Stra. project, by the Association of Italian Municipalities for the diffusion of Strategic Planning models. Morbegno received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on November 21, 1966.

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