Casnigo

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Casnigo
Comune di Casnigo
Casnigo
Casnigo
Location of Casnigo
Casnigo is located in Italy
Casnigo
Casnigo
Location of Casnigo in Italy
Casnigo is located in Lombardy
Casnigo
Casnigo
Casnigo (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867Coordinates: 45°49′N 9°52′E / 45.817°N 9.867°E / 45.817; 9.867
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBergamo (BG)
FrazioniBarbata, Colle Bondo, Grumello, Mele, Ronco Trinità, Serio
Government
 • MayorEnzo Poli
Area
 • Total13.62 km2 (5.26 sq mi)
Elevation
514 m (1,686 ft)
Population
 (30 April 2017)[3]
 • Total3,237
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Casnighesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24020
Dialing code035
WebsiteOfficial website
The Serio Bridge in Bay of the King

Casnigo (Bergamasque: Casnìgh) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 70 kilometres (43 mi) northeast of Milan and about 20 kilometres (12 mi) northeast of Bergamo.

Casnigo borders the following municipalities: Gandino, Cazzano Sant'Andrea, Vertova, Colzate, Ponte Nossa, Cene, Gorno, Fiorano al Serio.

Culture[edit]

The city council of Casnigo has claimed the title "homeland of the Baghèt"[4] (the Lombardy bagpipe), as the last traditional player of the instrument was the local Giacomo Ruggeri Casnigo (1905–1990).

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.
  4. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0RPDithkEs

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