Chiuduno

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Chiuduno
Comune di Chiuduno
Chiuduno
Chiuduno
Coat of arms of Chiuduno
Coat of arms
Location of Chiuduno
Chiuduno is located in Italy
Chiuduno
Chiuduno
Location of Chiuduno in Italy
Chiuduno is located in Lombardy
Chiuduno
Chiuduno
Chiuduno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 45°39′N 9°51′E / 45.650°N 9.850°E / 45.650; 9.850Coordinates: 45°39′N 9°51′E / 45.650°N 9.850°E / 45.650; 9.850
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceBregamo (BG)
Government
 • MayorStefano Locatelli (2011)
Area
 • Total6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Elevation
218 m (715 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2004)[3]
 • Total5,348
 • Density810/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Chiudunesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
24060
Dialing code035
Patron saintAssumption of Mary
Saint dayAugust, 15th

Chiuduno (Bergamasque: Ciüdü) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Bergamo, in Italian region of Lombardy; Chiuduno is located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Bergamo, midway between the Bergamo plain and the Valcalepio.

Chiuduno borders the following municipalities: Bolgare, Carobbio degli Angeli, Grumello del Monte, Telgate.

History[edit]

The settlement has Gaulish origins, and was later a Roman centre as Claudunum on the road between Bergamo and Brescia. It is however mentioned for the first time in a document from 795, and in the Middle Ages it developed and received a fortress.

Main sights[edit]

  • Castle (9th century), of which only a tower and other parts remain.
  • Another fortification on the border with the territory of Carobbio degli Angeli (now Suardi villa, 17th century).

Demographic evolution[edit]

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.