Ospedaletti

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Ospedaletti
Spiareti
Comune
Comune di Ospedaletti
Ospedaletti
Ospedaletti
Ospedaletti is located in Italy
Ospedaletti
Ospedaletti
Location of Ospedaletti in Italy
Coordinates: 43°48′N 7°43′E / 43.800°N 7.717°E / 43.800; 7.717Coordinates: 43°48′N 7°43′E / 43.800°N 7.717°E / 43.800; 7.717
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province Province of Imperia (IM)
Frazioni Porrine
Area
 • Total 5.2 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 3,500
 • Density 670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Demonym Ospedalettesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 18014
Dialing code 0184
Website Official website

Ospedaletti (Spiareti in the local variety of Ligurian (Romance language)) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region of Liguria, located about 120 kilometres (75 mi) southwest of Genoa and about 25 kilometres (16 mi) southwest of Imperia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 3,500 and an area of 5.2 square kilometres (2.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Ospedaletti contains the frazione (subdivision) Porrine.

Ospedaletti borders the following municipalities: Bordighera, Sanremo, Seborga, and Vallebona.

History[edit]

Ospedaletti is named after a 14th-century hospital which was established by the Knights of Saint John of Jerusalem.

Geography[edit]

Located between Caponero and Cape Sant'Ampelio, just six kilometers from Sanremo, it gets some north winds. It is about 30 kilometres (19 mi) from Imperia, the provincial capital. The lush, sub-tropical vegetation, combined with a moderate and refined urbanization, makes Ospedaletti the pearl of the Riviera dei Fiori (Coast of Flowers). The climate is usually mild.

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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

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