Cernobbio

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Cernobbio

Cernòbi  (Lombard)
Città di Cernobbio
A mountain rising above water on a day with clear blue sky. There are large houses at the water's edge, and smaller houses higher up.
Panorama of Cernobbio
Coat of arms of Cernobbio
Coat of arms
Location of Cernobbio
Cernobbio is located in Italy
Cernobbio
Cernobbio
Location of Cernobbio in Italy
Cernobbio is located in Lombardy
Cernobbio
Cernobbio
Cernobbio (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067Coordinates: 45°50′N 9°4′E / 45.833°N 9.067°E / 45.833; 9.067
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceProvince of Como (CO)
FrazioniPiazza Santo Stefano, Rovenna, Casnedo, Gentrino, Madrona, Mornello, Olzino, Stimianico, Toldino
Government
 • MayorPaolo Furgoni
Area
 • Total12.28 km2 (4.74 sq mi)
Elevation
202 m (663 ft)
Population
 (2018-01-01)[2]
 • Total6,718
 • Density550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Cernobbiesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
22012
Dialing code031
WebsiteOfficial website

Cernobbio (Comasco: Cernòbi [tʃerˈnɔbi]) is a comune (municipality) in the province of Como, Lombardy, northern Italy. It is located about 40 kilometres (25 mi) north of Milan and about 2 kilometres (1 mi) northwest of Como, on the border with Switzerland and near the Lake Como. The highest peak is the Monte Bisbino, at 1,325 metres (4,347 ft).

Cernobbio borders the following municipalities: Blevio, Breggia (Switzerland), Como, Maslianico, Moltrasio, Vacallo (Switzerland).

Cernobbio received the honorary title of city with a presidential decree on May 24, 2005.

Events[edit]

Since 1975, every year in early September the city of Cernobbio hosts the Ambrosetti Forum, an international economic conference.

Transport and Tourism[edit]

Cernobbio is a stopping point on the bus and ferry services that link Como to Colico via the west side of Lake Como. It is the starting point for the long-distance footpath, La Via dei Monti Lariani.

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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.

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