Nembro

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Nembro
Comune
Comune di Nembro
Nembro
Nembro
Coat of arms of Nembro
Coat of arms
Nembro is located in Italy
Nembro
Nembro
Location of Nembro in Italy
Coordinates: 45°45′N 9°46′E / 45.750°N 9.767°E / 45.750; 9.767Coordinates: 45°45′N 9°46′E / 45.750°N 9.767°E / 45.750; 9.767
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Gavarno , Gavarno Sant'Antonio , Trevasco , Lonno , Salmezza , San Nicola , San Faustino , Viana
Government
 • Mayor Claudio Cancelli
Area
 • Total 15.2 km2 (5.9 sq mi)
Elevation 309 m (1,014 ft)
Population (31 December 2004)[1]
 • Total 11,237
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Demonym Nembresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24027
Dialing code 035
Patron saint Saint Martin
Saint day November 11
Website Official website

Nembro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 10 kilometres (6 mi) northeast of Bergamo, on the right bank of the Serio River.

The Romanesque bridge.

Nembro borders the following municipalities: Albino, Algua, Alzano Lombardo, Pradalunga, Scanzorosciate, Selvino, Villa di Serio, Zogno.

Main sights[edit]

  • Parish church of San Martino, erected in the 9th century but rebuilt in the 18th century. It houses 27 works by Enea Salmeggia.
  • Church of San Nicola da Tolentino (1512), with the annexed convent of the Augustinians.
  • Sanctuary of the Zuccarello, built on the site of 15th-century castle, and housing frescoes from the 15th through 17th centuries.
  • Bridge on the Serio River (1591), in Romanesque style.
  • Casa Bonomi, built between the 15th and 18th century.
  • Hunting lodge called "Canaletta", built in the 18th century.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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