Ardesio

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Ardesio
Comune di Ardesio
Ardesio
Ardesio
Location of Ardesio
Ardesio is located in Italy
Ardesio
Ardesio
Location of Ardesio in Italy
Ardesio is located in Lombardy
Ardesio
Ardesio
Ardesio (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°56′N 9°56′E / 45.933°N 9.933°E / 45.933; 9.933Coordinates: 45°56′N 9°56′E / 45.933°N 9.933°E / 45.933; 9.933
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Bergamo (BG)
FrazioniAve, Valcanale, Ludrigno, Carpignolo Ponte Seghe, More, Valzella, Zanetti, Marinoni, Cerete, Cacciamali, Piazzolo, Botto Alto, Rizzoli, Bani, Babes, Valle, Albareti
Government
 • MayorYvan Caccia
Area
 • Total54.44 km2 (21.02 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,603 m (5,259 ft)
Lowest elevation
475 m (1,558 ft)
Population
(2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total3,485
 • Density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Ardesiani
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24020
Dialing code0346
Patron saintSan Giorgio
Saint day23 April
WebsiteOfficial website

Ardesio (Bergamasque: Ardés) is a comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, Italy.

Events[edit]

the Sanctuary Madonna delle Grazie.

On the last Sunday of January people in Ardesio have a goat and donkey exhibition. In this exhibition you can find every kind of goats and donkeys.

Every 31 January there is "La scasada dol zenerù" (the chasing of January). On this day they celebrate the end of the cold season. A puppet representing January is burnt at the city hall.

On 23 June people celebrate the anniversary of the Virgin apparition. This event commemorates two girls seeing the Virgin Mary in 1607. A procession is held with a statue representing the Virgin, the two girls and the baby Jesus.

Bounding communes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ ISTAT Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine

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