Sorico

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Sorico
Comune
Comune di Sorico
Coat of arms of Sorico
Coat of arms
Sorico is located in Italy
Sorico
Sorico
Location of Sorico in Italy
Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°23′E / 46.167°N 9.383°E / 46.167; 9.383Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°23′E / 46.167°N 9.383°E / 46.167; 9.383
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Como (CO)
Frazioni Albonico, Bugiallo, Dascio
Area
 • Total 23.3 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 1,188
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 22010
Dialing code 0344
Website Official website

Sorico is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of Milan and about 45 kilometres (28 mi) northeast of Como. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,188 and an area of 23.3 square kilometres (9.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Sorico contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Albonico, Bugiallo, and Dascio.

Sorico borders the following municipalities: Dubino, Gera Lario, Montemezzo, Novate Mezzola, Samolaco, Verceia.

Demographic evolution[edit]

Transport and Tourism[edit]

Sorico is a stopping point on the bus service that links Como to Colico via the west side of Lake Como. It is the northern endpoint of the long-distance footpath, La Via dei Monti Lariani.

References[edit]

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

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