Capriate San Gervasio

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Capriate San Gervasio
Comune
Comnue di Capriate San Gervasio
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Coat of arms of Capriate San Gervasio
Coat of arms
Capriate San Gervasio within the Province of Bergamo
Capriate San Gervasio within the Province of Bergamo
Capriate San Gervasio is located in Italy
Capriate San Gervasio
Capriate San Gervasio
Location of Capriate San Gervasio in Italy
Coordinates: 45°36′32″N 09°31′41″E / 45.60889°N 9.52806°E / 45.60889; 9.52806Coordinates: 45°36′32″N 09°31′41″E / 45.60889°N 9.52806°E / 45.60889; 9.52806
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Bergamo (BG)
Frazioni Capriate, Crespi d'Adda, San Gervasio
Government
 • Mayor Valeria Radaelli
Area
 • Total 5.83 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Elevation 188 m (617 ft)
Population (2016)[1]
 • Total 8,068
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Capriatesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 24040, 24042
Dialing code 02
Patron saint St. Alexander
Saint day August 26
Website Official website

Capriate San Gervasio is a town and comune in the province of Bergamo, in Lombardy, northern Italy. As of 2016, its population was 8,068.[1]

History[edit]

It received the honorary title of town (città) with a presidential decree on July 11, 2006.

Geography[edit]

It is situated on the southern tip of the so-called Bergamasca Island, a territory delimited by the rivers Adda and Brembo. It includes three hamlets (frazioni) at slightly different altitudes: San Gervasio d'Adda (north), Capriate d'Adda (center) and Crespi d'Adda. The latter, a perfectly preserved example of a 19th-century "workers' village", is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The municipality borders with Bottanuco, Brembate, Canonica d'Adda, Filago, Trezzo sull'Adda (MI) and Vaprio d'Adda (MI).[2]

Demographics[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (in Italian) Source: Istat 2016
  2. ^ 45420 (x a j h) Capriate San Gervasio on OpenStreetMap

External links[edit]

Media related to Capriate San Gervasio at Wikimedia Commons