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Comune di Chiuro
Chiuro is located in Italy
Location of Chiuro in Italy
Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°59′E / 46.167°N 9.983°E / 46.167; 9.983Coordinates: 46°10′N 9°59′E / 46.167°N 9.983°E / 46.167; 9.983
Country Italy
Region Lombardy
Province / Metropolitan city Province of Sondrio (SO)
Frazioni Castionetto, Casacce
 • Total 51.8 km2 (20.0 sq mi)
Elevation 390 m (1,280 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
 • Total 2,499
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Chiuraschi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 23030
Dialing code 0342
Website Official website

Chiuro is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 100 kilometres (62 mi) northeast of Milan and about 9 kilometres (6 mi) east of Sondrio, on the border with Switzerland. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,499 and an area of 51.8 square kilometres (20.0 sq mi).[1]

The municipality of Chiuro contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Castionetto and Casacce.

Chiuro borders the following municipalities: Brusio (Switzerland), Castello dell'Acqua, Lanzada, Montagna in Valtellina, Ponte in Valtellina, Poschiavo (Switzerland), Teglio.

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

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