Ardesio

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Ardesio
Comune
Comune di Ardesio
Ardesio
Ardesio
Ardesio is located in Italy
Ardesio
Ardesio
Location of Ardesio in Italy
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
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province Province of Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Ave, Valcanale, Ludrigno, Carpignolo Ponte Seghe, More, Valzella, Zanetti, Marinoni, Cerete, Cacciamali, Piazzolo, Botto Alto, Rizzoli, Bani, Babes, Valle, Albareti
Government
 • Mayor Yvan Caccia
Area
 • Total 53.76 km2 (20.76 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,603 m (5,259 ft)
Lowest elevation 475 m (1,558 ft)
Population (30 November 2016)[1]
 • Total 3,483
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Ardesiani
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 24020
Dialing code 0346
Patron saint San Giorgio
Saint day 23 April
Website Official 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 commermorate 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. ^ ISTAT Archived 3 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine.

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