Carobbio degli Angeli

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Carobbio degli Angeli
Comune di Carobbio degli Angeli
View of the Castello degli Angeli
View of the Castello degli Angeli
Coat of arms of Carobbio degli Angeli
Coat of arms
Location of Carobbio degli Angeli
Carobbio degli Angeli is located in Italy
Carobbio degli Angeli
Carobbio degli Angeli
Location of Carobbio degli Angeli in Italy
Carobbio degli Angeli is located in Lombardy
Carobbio degli Angeli
Carobbio degli Angeli
Carobbio degli Angeli (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°40′N 9°50′E / 45.667°N 9.833°E / 45.667; 9.833Coordinates: 45°40′N 9°50′E / 45.667°N 9.833°E / 45.667; 9.833
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBergamo (BG)
FrazioniCicola, Santo Stefano degli Angeli
Government
 • MayorGiuseppe Ondei
Area
 • Total6.7 km2 (2.6 sq mi)
Elevation
232 m (761 ft)
Population
 (31 December 2010)[3]
 • Total4,619
 • Density690/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Carobbiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24060
Dialing code035
Patron saintSt. Pancratius
Saint dayJuly 9

Carobbio degli Angeli (Bergamasque: Caròbe di Àngei) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 13 kilometres (8 mi) southeast of Bergamo.

Carobbio degli Angeli borders the following municipalities: Bolgare, Chiuduno, Gandosso, Gorlago, Grumello del Monte, Trescore Balneario.

History[edit]

The village has Roman origins. In the 14th century AD it received a castle. Later it was a possession of the Republic of Venice.

The current comune was created in 1928 through the merger of Carobbio and Santo Stefano degli Angeli.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castello degli Angeli ("Castle of the Angels")
  • Villa Riccardi, used by the bishops of Bergamo for their leisure.

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