Morbegno

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Façade of the church of San Giovanni Battista, Morbegno.
Morbegno
Città di Morbegno
Morbegno Panorama.jpg
Coat of arms of Morbegno
Coat of arms
Location of Morbegno
Morbegno is located in Italy
Morbegno
Morbegno
Location of Morbegno in Italy
Morbegno is located in Lombardy
Morbegno
Morbegno
Morbegno (Lombardy)
Coordinates: 46°08′N 9°34′E / 46.133°N 9.567°E / 46.133; 9.567Coordinates: 46°08′N 9°34′E / 46.133°N 9.567°E / 46.133; 9.567
CountryItaly
RegionLombardy
ProvinceSondrio (SO)
FrazioniCampo Erbolo, Campovico, Desco, Paniga, Valle, Categno, Cermeledo, Arzo, Cerido. Localities: La Corte, Campione.
Government
 • MayorAndrea Ruggeri (CambiaMorbegno (civic list))
Area
 • Total14.82 km2 (5.72 sq mi)
Elevation
262 m (860 ft)
Population
(Mar. 31, 2016)
 • Total12,214
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Morbegnesi
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
23017
Dialing code0342
Patron saintSaints Peter and Paul
Saint dayJune 29
WebsiteOfficial website

Morbegno (Lombard: Murbegn, German: Morbend) is a little town in the low Valtellina Valley in Italy, on the left side of the Adda river. It is part of the province of Sondrio of Lombardy.

In 2007, it started a project to become a leader in sustainability, by involving the population in a participatory design process, presently labelled "Morbegno 2020". Morbegno is partnering with the international non-profit organization The Natural Step to design a vision of what the people living in Morbegno want to create in the long term, and choose the strategic path to move towards the vision from the present reality.

Morbegno has also been selected as a pilot city in the Di.Mo.Stra. project, by the Association of Italian Municipalities for the diffusion of Strategic Planning models. Finally, on November 21, 1966, it received the honorary title of town with a presidential decree.

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