Piazzatorre

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Piazzatorre
Comune
Comune di Piazzatorre
A view of Piazzatorre during summer
A view of Piazzatorre during summer
Piazzatorre is located in Italy
Piazzatorre
Piazzatorre
Location of Piazzatorre in Italy
Coordinates: 46°0′N 9°41′E / 46.000°N 9.683°E / 46.000; 9.683Coordinates: 46°0′N 9°41′E / 46.000°N 9.683°E / 46.000; 9.683
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Bergamo (BG)
Area
 • Total 23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
Elevation 868 m (2,848 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 475
 • Density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Demonym Piazzatorresi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24010
Dialing code 0345

Piazzatorre is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Milan and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) north of Bergamo. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 475 and an area of 23.6 square kilometres (9.1 sq mi).[1]

Piazzatorre borders the following municipalities: Branzi, Isola di Fondra, Mezzoldo, Moio de' Calvi, Olmo al Brembo, Piazzolo, Valleve.

Tourism[edit]

In the territory of Piazzotorre exists the ski area of Torcole.

The first tourist member of the upper class of Milan began to arrive in Piazzotorre at the beginning of 20th century. Until the 1940s of the past century there was only summer tourism but due to the development of Torcole Ski Area winter tourism began in Piazzatorre

Demographic evolution[edit]

References[edit]

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