Grumello del Monte
|Grumello del Monte|
|Comune di Grumello del Monte|
View of the town centre
|Frazioni||San Pantaleone, Boldesico|
|• Mayor||Nicoletta Noris|
|• Total||9.8 km2 (3.8 sq mi)|
|Elevation||208 m (682 ft)|
|Population (28 February 2017)|
|• Density||760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
|Patron saint||Holy Trinity|
|Saint day||June 20|
Grumello del Monte (Bergamasque: Grömèl del Mùt) is a comune (municipality) of about 7,400 inhabitants in the province of Bergamo in the Italian region of Lombardy, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of Milan and about 15 kilometres (9 mi) southeast of Bergamo.
The village's origins date from the Roman domination, as attested by the name, deriving from Latin grumus (hill). The castle was probably built in the 10th century AD.
- The medieval castle, turned into a residence by Bartolomeo Colleoni in the 14th century.
- Parish church (1720).
- Sanctuary of the Madonna del Buon Consiglio (15th century)
- Church of San Pantaleone.
Twin towns — sister cities
Grumello del Monte is twinned with:
- All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
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