Celle Ligure

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Celle Ligure
Comune di Celle Ligure
Celle Ligure
Celle Ligure
Coat of arms of Celle Ligure
Coat of arms
Celle Ligure is located in Italy
Celle Ligure
Celle Ligure
Location of Celle Ligure in Italy
Coordinates: 44°21′N 8°33′E / 44.350°N 8.550°E / 44.350; 8.550
Country Italy
Region Liguria
Province / Metropolitan city Savona (SV)
 • Mayor Renato Zunino
 • Total 9.6 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Population (31 December 2011)[1]
 • Total 5,342
 • Density 560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Cellesi or Cellaschi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 17015
Dialing code 019
Website Official website

Celle Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Savona in the Italian region Liguria, located about 30 kilometres (19 miles) west of Genoa and about 8 kilometres (5 miles) northeast of Savona.

Celle Ligure borders the following municipalities: Albisola Superiore, Stella, and Varazze.


Temperatures in Celle Ligure range from 1.4 to 26.7 °C (34.5–80.1 °F).

Main sights[edit]

  • Parish church of San Michele Arcangelo (1645). It houses a polyptych by Perin del Vaga from 1535
  • Pseudo-Romanesque church of Nostra Signora della Consolazione (18th century)
  • Bregalla Tower (11th through 16th centuries)

International relations[edit]

Celle Ligure is twinned with:

Notable people[edit]

  • Francesco della Rovere, Pope Sixtus IV
  • G.Gobbi (1973–present), Philosopher, Libertine, LAB Society


  1. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  2. ^ "Stadt Celle". www.celle.de. Retrieved 2010-01-05. 

External links[edit]